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Radiation Effects

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Questions in this Category Are in the Following Subcategories:
 
  •  Effects on Materials
  •  Effects on Tissues and Organs
  •  Miscellaneous
 
Effects on Materials
 
Q11162   –   Radiation effects on electronic equipment
 
Effects on Tissues and Organs
 
Q3996   –   Gonads
Q10901   –   Skin damage from radiography sources
 
Miscellaneous
 
Q11131   –   Exposure time and radiation effects
Q11154   –   What affects individual sensitivity to radiation?
Q11179   –   Radiation effects on sea animals
Q11276   –   Can electronic equipment make things radioactive?