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(Science: radiobiology) a quantitative measure of x or gamma radiation at a certain place, based on its ability to produce ionisation in air. The former special unit of exposure was the roentgen (R). 1R = 2.58 x 10-4 C/kg. In the international system (si unit), the special unit is coulomb per kilogram. (exposure also is frequently used as a synonym for irradiation).

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receiving electromagnetism

... The health effects of commonly encountered radio-frequency electromagnetic radiations (RF-EMR) from mobile phone exposures do exist. The evidence from this study points to the quite substantial hazard of RF-EMR from the mobile phone on passive avoidance behaviour ...

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: receiving electromagnetism
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Is Spirulina really good for our health ?

... population) was associated statistically with increased cancer risk. The study was not claimed to show risk for other populations with lesser exposures. There are studies that concluded some cncer prevention potential of carotenoids - here's a review: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22418926

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by JorgeLobo
Wed May 30, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Is Spirulina really good for our health ?
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Re: glass cuvette cleaning

... on the glass surfaces which might contaminate a sample; a false positive could lead to inappropriately citing a company for illegal chemical exposures. I washed the glassware by suiting up in rubber boots, gloves, face shield and rubber apron and soaking the glass in a mixture of concentrated ...

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by jonmoulton
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: glass cuvette cleaning
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Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color

... confused by this question. I'm thinking it is because variation in skin color is influenced by other factors like lifestyle choices and different exposures to UV radiation. But how does this relate to fitness and the above background info? Thanks in advance.

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by bambamm
Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Biology Problem: Correlating Skin cancer to Skin Color
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Dioxin are not pathogen, but toxins. According to this http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/diseases.asp Lung Cancer is a possibility, but they do not specify the type of cancer. But Colon cancer is not cited.

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by canalon
Fri Nov 05, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: pathogen
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Views: 3299
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