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Put my hand on scanner

  1. Apr 20, 2005 #1
    if i put my hand on the scanner and scan my hand, do u think the strong light will harm my hand? because i really want to scan my hand, but i don't know whether it is harmful.
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  3. Apr 20, 2005 #2
    No, its regular light.
  4. Apr 20, 2005 #3
    I dont think it would be harmful at all.
  5. Apr 20, 2005 #4


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    It's not strong enough to sunburn you is it?

    A man, trying to discourage trespassers, put up signs around his property saying "Caution! Unprotected personnel may suffer radiation damage!"

    When his neighbors complained (wondering exactly what he had on his property), he responded "Hey, it's true! If you run around here naked, you might get sunburned!"
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  6. Apr 20, 2005 #5


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    ive known people who would put other body parts on a scanner :biggrin:
  7. Apr 20, 2005 #6
    So have I. People do strange things! :bugeye:

    Has anyone ever wondered what motivates these people to behave the way they do? Sometimes I think there is a gene for weirdness. Especially in my family! :wink:
  8. Apr 23, 2005 #7
    so that means.. i can scan my hand??
  9. Apr 24, 2005 #8
    yes you can
  10. Apr 24, 2005 #9

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    and then there are those who insist on putting their pets in the scanner.
    Tips for Performing Good Cat Scans
  11. Apr 24, 2005 #10


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    What do you mean "in the scanner"? Moonbear's gerbils are powering all my electronics appliances :uhh:
  12. Apr 24, 2005 #11
    a news article states that a man photocopy his face and then he got blind.
    so if i scan my face, will i get blind?
  13. Apr 24, 2005 #12
    wear sunglasses with a uv rateing?
  14. Apr 24, 2005 #13
    OMG the cat scan was sooo funny
  15. Apr 24, 2005 #14


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    The blink reflex should be sufficient to prevent any damage to your eyes.
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