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2011-08-01 12:04:32

Even in trace quantities, the radioactive gas radon is very dangerous; it is second only to cigarette smoking as a cause of lung cancer deaths in the United States.

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2011-07-18 05:45:00

The radioactive decay of uranium, thorium, and potassium contained in the Earth's crust provides nearly half of the planet's internal heat.

2011-07-13 13:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed delivery of the National Source Tracking System (NSTS) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

2011-06-07 17:47:00

Continued progress in value-creating business initiatives Nordion Highlights: -- Strong second quarter year-over-year TheraSphere® revenue growth of 47% -- Second quarter Sterilization Technologies revenue boosted by shipment of production irradiator -- Received U.S.

2011-06-01 09:21:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Japan's already reeling economy could be crushed by over-reaction to the Fukushima disaster, warns radiation scientist T.D. Luckey in the summer 2011 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

2011-04-11 11:19:00

TSX-V: TAS                        OTCQX:TASFF FSE:G7K VANCOUVER, April 11 /PRNewswire/ - Terra Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: TAS) is pleased to provide an update on the Midwest Northeast Uranium property in which Terra owns a 10% production carried interest.

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2011-03-23 09:30:00

Radioactive iodine isotope particles have been detected in Iceland and are believed to have come from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant on Japan’s northern coast.

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2011-03-18 07:20:00

Radioactive particles leaking from Japan’s disaster-stricken nuclear power plant have been flowing eastward across the Atlantic in low concentrations and are expected to reach the North American coast within days, according to a Swedish official on Thursday.

2011-02-08 06:34:00

WEARE, N.H., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RadQual, LLC is pleased to announce that the only direct NIST traceable dose calibrator source for Ga-68 and F-18 is now available in a 1 mCi (37 MBq) sealed source.

2010-11-01 21:07:43

The UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a new portable radiation detector that can assess the safety of potentially contaminated areas far quicker than current methods.


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