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2010-09-08 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces completion of an agreement with URENCO USA to provide assistance to International Isotopes on its Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing and State of New Mexico permitting processes. INIS submitted a license application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in December 2009 for the construction of its planned depleted uranium de-conversion facility, and has been working...

2010-06-16 22:15:02

Bone samples could be the ultimate biomarker for environmental pollution Exposure to chemical pollutants is of growing concern to regulators, health workers, and environmentalist groups alike. Now, researchers in the US and Russia have demonstrated that samples of human bone can act as a biological marker for dozens of metals and toxic elements across the periodic table. They describe details in a study published in the International Journal of Environment and Health. Sofia Zaichick of the...

2010-03-26 11:27:00

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARGN), a leader in developing and marketing products based on advanced thermoelectric (TE) technologies, announced today that its research and development subsidiary, BSST LLC, had reached agreement with 5N Plus Inc. to purchase 5N Plus' interest in ZT Plus. Financial terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed. Amerigon Chairman Oscar B. (Bud) Marx noted that the goal of ZT Plus to develop and...

2010-03-01 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Mar. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has formally accepted for review the Company's license application for its depleted uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. The NRC letter stated "We have received [the INIS] application, including an Environmental Report and an Integrated Safety Analysis Summary, dated December 30, 2009, to possess and...

2010-02-02 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces its planned uranium de-conversion and flourine extraction plant received overwhelming local support at a recent U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) meeting held in Hobbs, New Mexico. Steve T. Laflin, President and CEO of International Isotopes Inc. said, "We are extremely gratified with the Hobbs, New Mexico and Lea County support for our proposed uranium...

2009-12-31 08:25:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces it has submitted its license application to the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for its depleted uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. Steve T. Laflin, President and CEO, stated, "The submission of this license application represents another significant accomplishment for the Company and is the most recent milestone in our continued...

2009-11-30 13:42:53

Radon is a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that is produced by the radioactive decay of radium. Radium is a product of uranium decay and is found in trace amounts naturally in nearly all rocks, soils, and groundwater as well as building materials, plants, animals, and the human body. Radon concentration is expressed as the amount of radiation that would be emitted by radon and its decay products in a liter of air; thus the units are picocuries per liter (pCi/L). The American Cancer...

2009-10-26 11:33:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces it has entered into an Agreement with the State of New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) that establishes mutually agreed upon license limits for INIS's planned uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction processing facility. The completion of this Agreement is an important step towards licensing and constructing a uranium de-conversion and fluorine extraction...

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2009-10-22 08:24:23

A small molecule designed to detect cyanide in water samples works quickly, is easy to use, and glows under ultraviolet or "black" light. Although the fluorescent molecule is not yet ready for market, its Indiana University Bloomington creators report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (now online) that the tool is already able to sense cyanide below the toxicity threshold established by the World Health Organization. "This is the first system that works in water at normal pH...

2009-10-05 10:28:57

Fine particle emissions have been the subject of heated debate for years. People who live near industrial plants see the smoke being discharged into the atmosphere and wonder how harmful it is. But visible emissions are not always the most harmful. The highest risk is posed by fine dust particles which can easily penetrate the human organism. These ultra-fine particles are difficult to measure, however, because they are less than 100 nanometers in diameter. Research scientists at the...


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