Photo Gallery: Remembering the Chernobyl Disaster
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Photo Gallery: Remembering the Chernobyl Disaster

The Chernobyl Conundrum Is Radiation As Bad As We Thought?

Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster, it has become clear that radioactivity might be less harmful than originally thought. Some researchers even believe it may be beneficial in small doses.
Patients here lie in Germany's only radon bath in the town of Bad Kreuznach.

Patients here lie in Germany's only radon bath in the town of Bad Kreuznach.

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Graphic: When does radiation become dangerous?

Graphic: When does radiation become dangerous?

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