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Lunar dust can increase cancer risk


According to a research, the surface of the Earths natural satellite is coated with dust exposed to Ultraviolet radiation for years, which could increase the risk of various cancers in human beings. The super- fine, sharpedged lunar dust is easy

to inhale and can increase the risk of various cancers, similar to breathing asbestos and volcanic ash. It could affect the respiratory and cardiovascular system, reports PTI.