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  •  There are DNA repair mechanisms (0+ / 0-)

    The last I looked there was still some scientific uncertainty about long-term low-level radiation exposure.

    Thing is, even if they're safe, it's by accident. They haven't been deployed with the level of care that's standard and expected for devices that produce ionizing radiation.

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