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Va. Students Help NASA Tackle Radiation Problem

If NASA is to ever meet its goal of sending humans into deep space, it first must figure out how to protect its astronauts from prolonged exposure to high levels of radiation.

07/12/2014

The Sellafield Nuclear Power Station is the largest nuclear plant in Europe. (Getty Images)

U.K. Nuclear Plant Reports Elevated Radiation

Officials stress there is no danger to the public.

01/31/2014

Radiation tests are being conducted by helicopter above the Washington D.C. area. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)

Nuclear Security Helicopters Testing Radiation Levels Above DC Area

Helicopters have been conducting radiation tests above portions of the Washington, D.C., area using remote gamma radiation sensing technology.

01/05/2013

File photo of a woman getting a mammogram. (credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Study: Mammograms Might Raise Chances Of Women Developing Breast Cancer

Mammograms aimed at finding breast cancer might actually raise the chances of developing it in young women whose genes put them at higher risk for the disease, a study by leading European cancer agencies suggests.

09/08/2012

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