Jonathan Samet

USC Institute for Global Health

Guest

Director of the USC Institute for Global Health and a member of the Board of Councilors at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation; former chair of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a World Health Organization committee that looked at the health effects of cellphone use

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Whether the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were justified has been  debated for decades . And the long-term effects of the bombings have been studied for years by scientists.

What Scientists Have Learned From the Bombing of Hiroshima

Whether the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were justified has been debated for decades . And the long-term effects of the bombings have been studied for years by scientists.

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Since September 11, 2001, LA County and its 88 cities have been talking about connecting every cop and firefighter in a  single communications system  — in the event of an earthquake…

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Since September 11, 2001, LA County and its 88 cities have been talking about connecting every cop and firefighter in a single communications system — in the event of an earthquake…

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