A sign informs travelers about Millimeter Wave Detection technology used in full body scanners at Midway Airport in Chicago. The scanners produce less-revealing images than those that use X-rays.
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January 18, 2013 Body scanners that have been criticized as producing images of travelers that are too revealing are being removed from airport security check points, after a supplier did not rewrite the machines' software to make the images they produce less revealing.
August 14, 2012 A jet skier runs out of gas in water near JFK airport. So he swims to shore, climbs an airport fence and walks across two runways to find help. He is never detected by security officials.
December 6, 2010 We've heard rumors in recent weeks that TSA scanners show and store nude pictures and can cause cancer, among other concerns. Popular Mechanics uncovers 'The Truth About TSA Airport Scanning.'
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