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2013-02-26 10:30:59

-Currently, doctors have no way to accurately measure damage to the body soon after a person is exposed to ionizing radiation. -It is therefore difficult to know whether a person is likely to suffer serious effects after an occupational or accidental exposure. -This animal study shows that radiation exposure alters the levels of certain small molecules in the blood, perhaps offering a reliable measure of damage to the body. Ohio State University cancer researchers have identified...

2013-02-25 16:21:48

GLENWOOD, Ill., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. The dividend will be paid on April 3, 2013, to shareholders of record on March 8, 2013. About...

2013-02-15 23:02:23

[282 Pages Report] Radiation Detection & Protection Market (Safety & Monitoring) categorizes the global Market by product (Geiger Counter, Ionization Chamber, Scintillator, Terahertz Detector, Dosimeter, Environment Monitor, Shield, Lead Apron, Eyewear & Glove) & Geography - Forecasting till 2017. (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 The "Radiation Detection/Protection, Monitoring & Safety Market - (Geiger Counter, Ionization Chamber, Scintillator, Terahertz Detector, Dosimeter,...

2013-02-07 08:23:25

DALLAS, Texas, February 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Radiation Detection/Protection, Monitoring & Safety Market - (Geiger Counter, Ionization Chamber, Scintillator, Terahertz Detector, Dosimeter, Environment Monitor, Shield, Lead Apron, Eyewear & Glove) - Competitive Analysis & Global Forecasts to 2017" analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. Browse 92 market...

2013-02-06 16:27:35

From measuring range of motion to detecting radiation, five new sensors provide hands-on investigations for high school and college laboratories BEAVERTON, Ore., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vernier Software & Technology is continuing to provide the most robust collection of technologies for science and STEM education with its introduction of five new sensors. The Goniometer, Radiation Monitor, Vernier Optical DO Probe, Ethanol Sensor, and Pyranometer all provide high...

2013-02-05 16:21:26

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) announced today that its fleet of power plants - the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pa; Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio; and Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio - achieved improved personal safety performance in 2012, with five federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents. This represents FENOC's second best OSHA performance...

2013-02-04 23:00:42

The underlying medical conditions facing young adults who undergo computed tomography (CT) exams represent a significantly greater health risk than that of radiation-induced cancer from CT, according to a new study published online, February 5, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 The underlying medical conditions facing young adults who undergo computed tomography (CT) exams represent a significantly greater health risk than that of radiation-induced cancer...

2013-01-29 16:21:17

GLENWOOD, Ill., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, will release financial results for the fiscal first quarter 2013 after the market close on Monday, February 11, 2013. The Company will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern...

2013-01-24 16:24:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the direction of Governor Corbett, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today it will undertake a study to look at naturally occurring levels of radioactivity in by-products associated with oil and natural gas development. In the coming weeks, DEP will seek a peer review of its study plan and begin to sample and analyze the naturally occurring radioactivity levels in flowback waters, treatment solids and drill...

Black Hole Radiation Blasted Earth During 8th Century
2013-01-21 11:56:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study, black hole cosmic radiation blasted into the Earth back in the 8th century. Japanese astrophysicist Fusa Miyake discovered last year clues for the strange event located in the rings of ancient cedar trees that dated back to either 774 or 775 AD. Researchers teamed together to determine what had caused the surge in carbon-14 in the rings and found no evidence of a supernova, as they had expected. The...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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