What are radioactive elements? How do radiations affect the body cells?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 16th Jun, 2014, 01:35: PM
Elements which emit radiations as they disintegrate are called radioactive elements. Examples: Radium, thorium and uranium.
Non-ionising radiations inactivate biochemicals including DNA and RNA. Ionising radiations break up the macromolecules.
Answered by | 16th Jun, 2014, 03:35: PM
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