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2014-03-12 23:25:09

Dade Moeller Corporate Secretary and Executive Vice President William (Bill) E. Kennedy, Jr., has been elected to the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Board of Directors; he also will serve on the finance committee. RICHLAND, Wash. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Corporate Secretary and Executive Vice President William (Bill) E. Kennedy, Jr., has been elected as a member of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Board of Directors. In...

2014-03-10 23:03:37

In response to Seth Rogen addressing concerns to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee over increases in the premature early-onset of Alzheimer’s disease - RF Safe suggest protecting the brain from cell phone radiation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 (Radio Frequency Safe) RF Safe, a globally known company that specializes in reducing exposure to wireless radiation from handheld devices has been reviewing decade long research on cell phone radiation as it relates to health...

2014-03-07 23:00:56

iewei Ltd. solution starts at the base, raising awareness by making the invisible pollution visible — that is what iewei, the wellness wristband is all about. It is an “alert system” capable of measuring the wearer’s exposure to harmful radiation, in addition to monitoring heart rate and body temperature. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 For the network operators 'Greed is good' was a phrase immortalized by Michael Douglas' in his Oscar-winning turn as the unscrupulous corporate...

2014-03-06 23:22:27

RF Safe has packaged five very essential cell phone radiation safety accessories for maximum phone radiation protection and consumer savings. Limited time offer - Save $20 and Get Free Shipping World Wide (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 RF Safe (http://www.rfsafe.com) The world's premier provider of cell phone radiation protection accessories and informational safety data has created a Deluxe 5 Piece Cell Phone Radiation Safety Package utilizing both RF Safe's air-tube headset and Peel n...

2014-03-04 16:22:08

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown approaches on March 11(th), most people are not aware of the American face of that disaster. Hundreds of US Navy sailors and Marines conducting humanitarian operations nearby were exposed and need financial assistance to pay for their radiation-related medical needs. Today is the launch of a campaign to help. See video: http://www.Rally.org/NeverForgotten. After serving...

Studying The Effects Of Microgravity And Radiation On Human Cells
2014-02-28 08:41:19

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Life aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may seem like a carefree existence, but a wealth of evidence has proven otherwise. Years of research shows that the effects of microgravity wreaks havoc on the human body. However, microgravity isn’t the only thing that astronauts need to worry about in space. Going into space means exposure to radiation, which is known to damage our DNA. And when DNA tries to repair itself,...

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2014-02-27 06:45:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Radioactive cesium isotopes from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant — severely damaged in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake — have made their way to the waters just off the coast of Canada. The announcement was made at the annual American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu this week, but the scientists noted that the concentrations of the two isotopes were still well below safe drinking levels, reports Brooks...

2014-02-26 23:25:18

Thomas Edison State College, a national leader in providing collegiate programs for professionals in the nuclear industry, has partnered with the prominent radiation protection firm Dade Moeller to develop an online, noncredit course in radiation safety training. Richland, Wash. and Trenton, N.J. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Thomas Edison State College, a national leader in providing collegiate programs for professionals in the nuclear industry, has partnered with the prominent radiation...

2014-02-25 16:29:15

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians for Civil Defense in cooperation with the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona (MRCSA) has established a first-of-its-kind, automated NukAlert Fallout Measurement Station in Tucson, Arizona. The station is a rooftop radiation detection system with a measurement range from low-level background to 1,000R/hr. It can capture, hold, and measure fallout from a nuclear power plant failure, nuclear detonation, or...

2014-02-21 16:21:01

GLENWOOD, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, announced today that its Board of Directors declared, at its meeting on February 21, 2014, a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2014. The dividend will be paid on April 3, 2014, to...


Latest Radioactivity Reference Libraries

Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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