Biologically, how critical is hair loss on a submarine? What is the prolonged exposure of a navy officer going to do to that person, say over a year or even more?
Ionizing radiation is damaging to DNA, but is there such a thing as a safe dose below which no DNA damage could occur? I'm not asking about a minimum safe dose overall, just whether or not there's an ...
In my readings, several authors have suggested that excessive/prolonged exposure to UV (particularly UVA) can have harmful long term effects on the human immune system. This leads to my question, ...
So, during radiation safety training, much hullabaloo is made regarding how the high energy beta emitted by 32P produces Bremsstrahlung radiation when striking a high Z shielding material. As such, ...