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Title: Eric Swanson, University of Pittsburgh, "Cell Phones, Airport Scanners, and Cancer"
Sharing: Public
Start Time: Wednesday October 31, 2012 04:00 PM
End Time: Wednesday October 31, 2012 05:00 PM
Location: The Joseph and Sophia Konopinski Colloquia Series - Swain West 119
Free/Busy: busy

Recent controversy over cellphones and body scanners causing cancer is investigated from a physicist's perspective.

The long history of the idea is reviewed and a survey of methodology in medical studies is presented before delving into a rational assessment of the science.  I will also talk about a physicist's experiences with popular media and medical research.

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Cost: FREE
Other Info: Please join us for refreshments in SW113 at 3:30 pm
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