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DHS' X-ray scanners could be cancer risk to border crossers

Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.

By January 12, 2012

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Biochemist says 'naked' X-ray scanner may be unsafe

University of California professor says Obama administration claim that scanners are safe is based on "many misconceptions." He and his colleagues are preparing a response.

By November 11, 2010

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TSA hopes scanner upgrades reduce privacy worries

A software upgrade to address privacy concerns will be rolled out more broadly but is unlikely to eliminate health and other concerns related to so-called pornoscanners.

By July 21, 2011

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Aussie airports to use Kinect instead of 'nude' scanners

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority is considering using Microsoft's Kinect motion sensor technology rather than controversial "nude" body scanners.

By March 31, 2011

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Professors: TSA scanners simple to dupe

Two professors at the University of California, San Francisco say the TSA's body scanners do not detect large, irregularly shaped objects because they could be confused with normal anatomy.

By December 14, 2010

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Transcript: Senate hearing on TSA, full-body scanners

Excerpts from today's hearing before the Senate Homeland Security committee, during which TSA Administrator John Pistole says new procedures are "there to protect you."

By November 16, 2010

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Can full-body airport scanners harm you?

Big Brother may be watching air travelers more closely than ever, but at least he's not subjecting you to as much radiation as what you choose to be exposed to once up in the air.

By January 4, 2010

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Artist 3D prints his own skeleton

Dutch Artist Caspar Berger used a CT scanner and 3D printer to create a unique self-portrait.

By November 14, 2012

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Meet the little box that could stop Flame and Stuxnet

A new plug-and-play device for factories and power plants could stop malicious code from triggering a major malfunction, or worse.

By May 31, 2012