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Chapter 8, Problem 66E
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It is clearly unethical to study the effects of radiation on humans by intentionally exposing them to radiation. Is it ethical to study the effects on those who have been accidentally exposed? Why?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Whether the study of effect of radiations on those who have been accidently exposed is ethical or not is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

The X-ray, gamma ray, alpha particles and beta particles are all forms of ionizing radioactive radiations. They can damage the health of both humans and other animals.

Explanation of Solution

Higher animals such as humans are more susceptible to genetic damage due to radiations. Even a small amount of radionuclides may cause an increase in the mutation rate in them...

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