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Prepare a 700 to 1050 word paper in which you analyze the effects of ionizing radiation on

deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to provide a chemical reason as to why this might cause cancer. In your paper, include the following items:

o  Describe alpha, beta, and gamma radiation.

o  Analyze the chemistry of DNA.

o  Explain the effects of radiation on DNA. 


o  Describe how the changes in DNA can become cancerous.


Format your reflection consistent with APA guidelines.

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