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2011-05-25 13:50:00

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Tuesday that new tests of full-body scanners deployed at airports found that the radiation they emit was within acceptable levels.

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2011-03-29 08:25:00

Posing no risk of radiation harm to travelers, airport use of backscatter x-ray machines by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been declared safe for those being scanned at airports throughout the US,

2011-03-17 07:49:49

The government's efforts to keep the airways safe by subjecting travelers to more scrutiny are facing their biggest backlash since the attacks of Sept 11, 2001 – even as recent terror attempts indicate that air travel remains a prime target for groups linked to al-Qaeda.

2011-03-16 13:46:53

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun to use whole-body imaging scanners as a primary screening measure on travelers passing through airport security checkpoints.

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2011-03-12 07:30:00

Radiation test results from airport screening equipment will start being made public by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in an effort to calm the lingering fears many passengers have about potential health risks.

2011-02-18 14:27:00

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley®-based Nucsafe is doing its part to assure the safety of the final Space Shuttle Discovery mission scheduled for later this month.

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2011-02-02 08:25:00

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on Tuesday unveiled its new pilot program aimed at calming the uproar over full-body scanners used to screen travelers at airports around the country.

2010-12-07 16:23:00

ENOLA, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has engaged in a series of conversations with the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) to discuss clarifications and improvements to airport screening procedures.

2010-12-04 00:00:43

Study by Lab42 reveals TSA’s new enhanced pat downs pressure travelers to accept backscatter X-rays. Chicago (PRWEB) December 2, 2010 Lab42, an innovative market research start-up, published results today of a study revealing travelers’ sentiments regarding new TSA security guidelines. With the peak travel season now underway, Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) new security guidelines have recently become a subject of controversy.


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