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X-rays are high-energy electromagnetic waves that can be used in technology but can also be harmful to living things.

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    X the Unknown

    X the Unknown

    by CK-12 //basic
    Find out how X-rays were discovered and how the use of X-rays revolutionized science and medicine.
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    Artifakes

    Artifakes

    by CK-12 //basic
    Find out how radioactive dating and X-rays can be used to determine the age of artworks and artifacts and detect whether or not they are forgeries.
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    Protein Origami

    Protein Origami

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how scientists are trying to fold protein molecules into specific shapes so they can fight diseases.
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