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2014-10-06 16:21:29

MONONA, Wis., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has been awarded a one-year, $3 million contract by the U.S.

New Diagnostic Imaging Techniques Found To Be Safe Using Simulations
2014-06-05 03:36:37

Gamma and neutron imaging offer possible improvements over existing techniques such as X-ray or CT, but their safety is not yet fully understood.

Could An Earthquake Be Responsible For The Image On The Shroud Of Turin?
2014-02-12 09:49:22

Neutron radiation caused by 33 A.D. earthquake could have led to "wrong" 1988 radiocarbon dating of Shroud, suggest researchers

Space Radiation Detectors Placed Onboard Space Station
2012-12-22 06:07:15

During his trip to the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield carried with him a new set of instruments designed to help measure the amount of radiation an astronaut absorbs during a typical trip into space.

2009-06-24 11:43:39

Composite materials such as fiberglass, which take on a mix of properties of their constituent compounds, have been around for decades.

2006-02-28 19:16:47

Researchers at MIT have devised a new method for examining how radiation damages normal tissue in the body. The knowledge may make it possible to reduce side effects for cancer patients or to develop treatments for radiation exposure.

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2005-09-09 13:05:00

The surface of the Moon is baldly exposed to cosmic rays and solar flares, and some of that radiation is very hard to stop with shielding. Furthermore, when cosmic rays hit the ground, they produce a dangerous spray of secondary particles right at your feet. All this radiation penetrating human flesh can damage DNA, boosting the risk of cancer and other maladies.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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