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IAEA Reviews Standards for Radiation Screening

By IAEA 2017-01-26 20:32:29

[By Nanako Kogiku, IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication] Combatting drug trafficking at ports, screening passengers at airports, determining the age of immigrants who have lost their passports: these are among the areas where radiation is used for human imaging for non-medical purposes. As more people become exposed to radiation in this way, Member States have requested the IAEA to create international guidelines to limit their exposure. Experts from 29 countries and two international organisations gathered at the IAEA last week...

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