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Dangers and Uses of Radiation

Discusses radiation that is present in the environment, how radiation is detected and the dangers it presents.

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Dangers of Radiation

As radiation dangers related to Japan's damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant continue to make national headlines, many people are left wondering exactly what radiation is --and how exposure to it, in high doses, impacts human health. To learn more, we tapped radiation biologist Dr. Jacqueline Williams for a brief physics lesson.

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