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To: DBrow
They read out at 5 mREM/hour at contact with a standard 25 mm Geiger probe on a Ludlum, which in the ambient I was in, was quite low enough.

You probably stimulated your DNA repair mechanisms very adequately through radiation hormesis.
16 posted on 11/08/2010 9:59:16 AM PST by aruanan
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To: aruanan

I dislike the linear damage model, and think that hormesis is real, at least in mice!

And if not, it’s at least comforting to think about while surrounded by yellow-and-magenta signs with that purple beacon just waiting.


17 posted on 11/09/2010 6:43:39 AM PST by DBrow
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