Radiation Safety and the Attenuation of X-Rays by Matter
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What happens inside a cell exposed to ionizing radiation, and more generally what are the biomedical effects of radiation. Time 3:32.
DNA, radiation, cell culture
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Videos 8.1-8.5 discuss two related topics: radiation safety in the laboratory and attenuation of X-rays in solid matter. These videos are independently accessible without viewing those in previous sections. Important caveat: watching these videos is not a substitute for learning and following institutional, state, and national guidelines and regulations for safe handling and operation of radioactive materials and radiation-producing equipment.