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Covert X-rays tested as security tool

By Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / November 27, 2004

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Airport X-rays aren't just for baggage anymore. Radiation-emitting devices now are screening people and vehicles at terminals, border crossings, and other checkpoints where security officials want to look for weapons or contraband. More such use is likely after officials from the Food and Drug Administration and other agencies described how lower-level radiation machines could be used without special precautions. (Full article: 1212 words)

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