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Study Finds No Proof That Airport Security Makes Flying Safer

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:20 PM ET

Airport Security

Airport security lines can annoy passengers, but there is no evidence that they make flying any safer, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday.

A team at the Harvard School of Public Health could not find any studies showing whether the time-consuming process of X-raying carry-on luggage prevents hijackings or attacks.

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