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electro-magnetic radiation

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Mars rover confirms dangers of space radiation

Future manned missions to Mars will need internal shielding and advanced propulsion systems to shorten transit times, minimizing exposure to space radiation, scientists say.

By May. 30, 2013

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Radiation-free cancer scans may be on the horizon

It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Mars radiation fine for humans, Curiosity finds

Initial readings of cosmic ray radiation on Mars suggest it's about the same as on the International Space Station. Now we just need a spaceship.

By Nov. 16, 2012

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FCC to re-examine cell phone radiation standards

The Federal Communications Commission is taking a look at revising its 15-year-old safety limits for cell phones, in a routine review of its standards.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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Japan unveils $800 radiation-proof underwear

If your job is cleaning up nuclear disasters, you might also want to consider a $1,000 anti-radiation swimsuit.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Solar flare blasts radiation storm toward Earth

The burst of plasma from a solar flare is expected to reach the Earth's magnetic field tomorrow and potentially cause disruptions to satellites.

By Jan. 23, 2012

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Solar radiation storm sweeps over Earth

The Space Weather Prediction Center publishes a map showing the reach of the solar radiation hurtling past Earth. Some flights have been rerouted to avoid the north pole.

By Jan. 24, 2012

Editors' Take

iOmounts iOauto Car Mount

iOmounts' magnet-based iOauto makes mounting a phone in your car easy, but it is an ugly-looking thing, and requires a bright, silver disc on the back of your phone.

By Sep. 30, 2013

MSRP: $70.00

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The trouble with the cell phone radiation standard

The standard used by federal regulators may not be the best measure of safety, nor is it the best way to help concerned consumers reduce their exposure.

By Jun. 2, 2011

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Cell phone radiation: A self-defense guide (FAQ)

For many people, it's just not practical or realistic to avoid cell phones altogether. And it may not be necessary, if you follow some of these suggestions for reducing your exposure.

By Jun. 6, 2011