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Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

Compare a low dose of radiation to a human with a low dose of radiation used in food treatment.

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The comparison of a low dose of radiation to a human with a low dose of radiation used in food treatment.

Explanation

Introduction:

Electromagnetic waves consist of high amount of radiation of alpha, beta and gamma rays. When low intensity of radiation is given to the body, then it only detects the inner part of the body as X-rays does.

The Radiation therapy kill the germs of cell, which cause disease, but it also damages the healthy cells. Food irradiation is the process to treat the food item under radiation to kill the germs present in it...

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