If legislators have their way, powerful full-body scanners may be installed at airports in USA. These new machines use full-strength radiation to penetrate into the body, allowing security personnel to see images of bones and organs. Scientists claim the system utilizes the same internal X-ray technology that hospitals use on patients, which is extremely hazardousto health. Side effects include increasing the risk of cancer, cell damage and causing sperm mutation in males. So, let us hope that the green light to use such scanners will not be given.
- New Discovery