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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.
The radioactive decay of uranium, thorium, and potassium contained in the Earth's crust provides nearly half of the planet's internal heat.
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).
Continued progress in value-creating business initiatives Nordion Highlights: -- Strong second quarter year-over-year TheraSphereÂ® revenue growth of 47% -- Second quarter Sterilization Technologies revenue boosted by shipment of production irradiator -- Received U.S.
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.
TSX-V: TAS Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 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.
Radioactive iodine isotope particles have been detected in Iceland and are believed to have come from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant on Japanâ€™s northern coast.
Radioactive particles leaking from Japanâ€™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.
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.
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.