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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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3D X-ray provides window into heart health

The high-res images could help researchers better understand the conducting tissue that triggers each heartbeat.

By April 26, 2012

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X-ray artist's amazing images reveal hidden beauty

British photographer Nick Veasey creates "X-rays" of everything from toys to gadgets to Boeing 777 jumbo jets. The process involves far more than simply pushing a button.

By January 16, 2012

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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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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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An airport scanner for the home

You too can play TSA agent.

By August 13, 2007