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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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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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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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San Francisco finally kills cell phone radiation law

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors ends its 3-year battle with the wireless industry by agreeing to a permanent injunction against the "Right to Know" ordinance.

By May. 8, 2013

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SF takes first step to approve watered-down cellphone radiation settlement

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors approves a proposed settlement with the wireless industry over the "Right to Know" ordinance. Health care advocates wanted a tougher measure.

By Apr. 19, 2013

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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 review mobile radiation stance

New standards could be put in place, if the FCC carries out its inquiry.

By Jun. 17, 2012

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Japan radiation fears grow

Anxiety over Japan's damaged nuclear plant increases as top U.S. nuclear regulator calls situation worse than reported by Japanese government and says "extremely high" radiation levels could hamper containment efforts.

By Mar. 16, 2011

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NYPD unveils radiation scanner to catch people with illegal guns

Despite being controversial, the city's police plan to start using machines that can tell from a distance whether someone is carrying a concealed weapon.

By Jan. 23, 2013

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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