U.S. Researchers Find Radiation from Airport Scanners is Very Low

April 14, 2011

As previously reported on our blog, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it will start publishing radiating results from airport passenger and luggage screening equipment. On Monday, March 28, U.S. researchers announced that airport scanners are an “extremely low” source of radiation exposure. It poses virtually no health risk, not even to frequent air…

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Airport Pat-Downs Get More Personal

November 1, 2010

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is changing the way it manually searches passengers. Starting on October 29, 2010, the manual search will involve a slide of the hand compared to the pat down. TSA agents will use the front of their hands in searches, and the new process will include an agent running his or…

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