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2010-05-17 10:20:00

Researchers have found no clear link between mobile phones and brain cancer, although researchers did say that further studies are necessary due to increasingly intensive use.

2005-06-28 18:10:06

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Nuclear industry workers exposed to chronic low doses of radiation have a slightly higher risk of developing cancer, scientists said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.