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    24 October 2008

    X-rays generated from sticky tape

    Researchers at UCLA have found that peeling sticky tape in a vacuum generated sufficient x-rays to obtain a radiograph of a finger.
    ref: Camara, C. G., Escobar, J. V., Hird, J. R. & Putterman, S. J. Nature 455, 1089–1092 (2008).
    Nature News Published online 22 October 2008 doi:10.1038/news.2008.1185

    (Thanks to BoingBoing)

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