Los Alamos Scientist: TSA Scanners Shred Human DNA

radiation_dna_damage_bigAh, the joys holiday travel, with its long lines and tissue-withering radiation. A Los Alamos scientist raises an alarm regarding TSA scanners’ long-term effect on the human body, Veterans Today reports:

Boian Alexandrov at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico recently published an abstract with colleagues, “DNA Breathing Dynamics in the Presence of a Terahertz Field ” that reveals very disturbing—even shocking—evidence that the THz waves generated by TSA scanners is significantly damaging the DNA of the people being directed through the machines, and the TSA workers that are in close proximity to the scanners throughout their workday.

In layman’s terms what Alexandrov and his team discovered is that the resonant effects of the THz waves bombarding humans unzips the double-stranded DNA molecule. This ripping apart of the twisted chain of DNA creates bubbles between the genes that can interfere with the processes of life itself: normal DNA replication and critical gene expression.

Other studies have not discovered this deadly effect on the DNA because the research only investigated ordinary resonant effects.

Nonlinear resonance, however, is capable of such damage and this sheds light on the genotoxic effects inherent in the utilization of THz waves upon living tissue. The team emphasizes in their abstract that the effects are probabilistic rather than deterministic.

Unfortunately, DNA damage is not limited only to THz wave exposure. Other research has been done that reveals lower frequency microwaves used by cell phones and Wi-Fi cause some harm to DNA over time as well.

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  • Strummingbabe

    Great, now all the little kiddies the terrorist screening agency molests as their moms drag them through the airport scanner machines will grow up disfigured and retarded from all the radiation they’ve absorbed, and they’ll die early.

    Great.

    NOW THAT’S how you molest children.

  • Strummingbabe

    Great, now all the little kiddies the terrorist screening agency molests as their moms drag them through the airport scanner machines will grow up disfigured and retarded from all the radiation they’ve absorbed, and they’ll die early.

    Great.

    NOW THAT’S how you molest children.

  • Ironaddict06

    It is good to see that the TSA agents will have to pay a price for being slackeees.
    If you have to travel by airplane, I would print this out and show everyone why you don’t want to go through the scanners.

  • Ironaddict06

    It is good to see that the TSA agents will have to pay a price for being slackeees.
    If you have to travel by airplane, I would print this out and show everyone why you don’t want to go through the scanners.

  • Ironaddict06

    It is good to see that the TSA agents will have to pay a price for being slackeees.
    If you have to travel by airplane, I would print this out and show everyone why you don’t want to go through the scanners.

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