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2014-04-22 20:22:18

GLENWOOD, Ill., April 22, 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, will release financial results for the fiscal second quarter 2014 after the market close on Monday, May 5, 2014. The Company will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern...

2014-04-22 14:02:45

Many research projects study the effects of temperature and precipitation on the global distribution of plant and animal species. However, an important component of climate research, the UV-B radiation, is often neglected. The landscape ecologists from UFZ in collaboration with their colleagues from the Universities in Olomouc (Czechia), Halle and Lüneburg have processed UV-B data from the U.S. NASA space agency in such a way that they can be used to study the influence of UV-B radiation on...

2014-04-17 16:26:59

Lumiphore Inc., a pharmaceutical leader in bifunctional chelator design, is developing in vivo radio-diagnostic imaging and site-directed radio-therapeutics, using its proprietary bifunctional radionuclide metal-chelation technology; it has received a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Grant entitled "Novel macrocyclic chelating groups for use in targeted radioisotope diagnostic and companion diagnostic/therapeutic applications." BERKELEY,...

2014-04-16 23:02:41

According to RF Safe, cell phone radiation health hazards are well documented in a new book by Martin Blank, PhD titled, “Overpowered: What Science Tells Us About the Dangers of Cell Phones and Other Wifi-age Devices.” RF Safe suggests enhancing measures of the precautionary approach by utilizing cell phone radiation safety accessories often overlooked by academic and health care professionals. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 RF Safe Corporation (http://www.rfsafe.com), the...

2014-04-16 23:01:57

According to RF Safe, the BioInitiative Working Group reports of nervous system effects in 68% of studies (144 of 211 studies) on radio frequency radiation in 2014 – an increase from 63% (93 of 150 studies) in 2012. More reasons to use an RF Safe cell phone flip case to shield cellphone radiation exposure. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 RF Safe claims that evidence of health risk from wireless devices is growing even stronger in-light of the BioInitiative Working Group...

2014-04-15 14:48:37

Penn Medicine first to investigate shared decision making in radiation oncology Playing an active role in their radiation treatment decisions leaves cancer patients feeling more satisfied with their care, and may even relieve psychological distress around the experience, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in the journal Cancer. In a study of 305 patients undergoing radiation treatment, Neha Vapiwala, MD, an associate professor in...

2014-04-15 12:30:12

Two-part webinar to highlight benefits of molecular imaging in drug development MATTAWAN, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPI Research and Translational Imaging Center partners, inviCRO, and 3D Imaging, announce a complementary two-part webinar series that will examine the game-changing benefits of translational research approaches utilizing molecular imaging. Part I of the series, Bridging the Gap with Translational Imaging: Drug Development from Mouse to Man, kicks off on...

2014-04-15 08:28:20

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f9jczp/global_medical ) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Imaging Reagents Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Medical Imaging Reagents market to grow at a CAGR of 7.95 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the...

2014-04-13 23:01:40

RF Safe's protective cell phone radiation case is the only case in the world using Peel n Shield technology to shield the entire front flip cover of the case in order to maintain a barrier that deflects microwave radiation between the user and smartphone at all times, either in use or carried in a pocket or purse. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 RF Safe (http://www.rfsafe.com) pointed out in a recent press release that carrying a cell phone in a pocket may be hazardous to...

2014-04-13 23:01:17

RF Safe Corporation, the leaders in cell phone radiation safety have launched a stand alone website for what is quickly becoming the world's most popular cell phone radiation shielding Peel-n-Shield™ at PeelnShield.com Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Peel n Shield™ is RF Safe’s newest innovation that allows consumers to make effective cell phone radiation shields in minutes with only a pair of scissors. Originally only available in a 2mm thick application, beginning...


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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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