Your phone could reveal your radiation exposure after a nuclear disaster

Testing personal electronics could help people who need lifesaving treatment get it faster

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RADIATION READOUT  Quickly examining personal electronics for radiation exposure could help triage medical treatment of radiation sickness after a nuclear disaster. 


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