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2010-12-15 23:00:00

Scientists from all over the world are taking a second, more expansive, look at the car-sized asteroid that exploded over Sudan's Nubian Desert in 2008. Initial research was focused on classifying the meteorite fragments that were collected two to five months after they were strewn across the desert and tracked by NASA's Near Earth Object astronomical network. Now in a series of 20 papers for a special double issue of the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science, published on December 15,...

2010-12-15 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces the Company has formed a new joint venture business on a 50-50 ownership basis with RadQual LLC, and has acquired the assets of Technology Imaging Services Inc. (TIS). TIS had been a major distributor of products and services for nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, and PET imaging. In 2009 Technology Imaging had gross revenues of about $6 million. The new joint...

2010-11-11 08:15:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announced today that CEO Steve T. Laflin will be the featured guest interview on StockGoodies.com Radio. The interview will be held on November 11 at 8:00 PM EST. The interview can be heard at http://blogtalkradio.com/stockgoodies. Interested listeners can also hear the archived version of the interview on www.StockGoodies.com. INIS has been working on plans for licensing and...

2010-11-08 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces financial results for the third quarter and nine-months ending September 30, 2010. Revenue for the three-month period ended September 30, 2010, was $1,783,047, as compared to $1,323,907 for the same period in 2009, an overall increase of $459,140 or approximately 35%. All business segments reported increases in revenues for the period with the exception of the...

2010-11-08 06:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional nuclear science and technology experts from around the world are gathered in Las Vegas to officially kick-off the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Winter Meeting "Nuclear Progress!" ANS Executive Director John (Jack) M. Tuohy, Jr., P.E., announced today. The conference is the premier event for the nuclear science and technology community and will focus on the latest developments in nuclear science and engineering. (Photo:...

2010-11-01 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces completion of a private placement on October 29, 2010 that will immediately provide the company with approximately $5.8 million in cash to continue its efforts on the licensing and design of its planned environmentally friendly, green technology uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. Euro Pacific Capital, Inc. served as the sole placement...

2010-10-26 22:33:45

Moving Closer to Understanding the Island of Stability A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has detected six isotopes, never seen before, of the superheavy elements 104 through 114. Starting with the creation of a new isotope of the yet-to-be-named element 114, the researchers observed successive emissions of alpha particles that yielded new isotopes of copernicium (element 112), darmstadtium (element 110), hassium (element 108),...

2010-09-23 05:00:00

MDS Nordion secures exclusive Mo-99 supply through framework agreement OTTAWA, Sept. 23/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of products and services to the global health science market, today announced it has entered into a framework agreement with The Open Joint Stock Company "Isotope" (Isotope), the authorized subsidiary of Rosatom State Corporation, to explore and define areas of collaboration in the field of supply, marketing and sale of isotopes produced in...

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2010-09-16 07:55:26

Recent puzzling observations of tiny variations in nuclear decay rates have led some to question the science of using decay rates to determine the relative ages of rocks and organic materials. Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working with researchers from Purdue University, the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Wabash College, tested the hypothesis that solar radiation might affect the rate at which radioactive elements decay...

2010-09-15 23:27:39

Recent puzzling observations of tiny variations in nuclear decay rates have led some to question the science of using decay rates to determine the relative ages of rocks and organic materials. Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working with researchers from Purdue University, the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Wabash College, tested the hypothesis that solar radiation might affect the rate at which radioactive elements decay...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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