News tagged with radioactive isotope

Neon lights up exploding stars

(Phys.org)—An international team of nuclear astrophysicists has shed new light on the explosive stellar events known as novae.

Jan 15, 2013
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Fishing for answers off Fukushima

Japan's "triple disaster," as it has become known, began on March 11, 2011, and remains unprecedented in its scope and complexity. To understand the lingering effects and potential public health implications of that chain ...

Oct 25, 2012
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Keeping track to selenium metabolism

Spanish and Danish researchers have developed a method for the in vivo study of the unknown metabolism of selenium, an essential element for living beings. The technique can help clarify whether or not it ...

Mar 21, 2012
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NPL and SUERC calibrate a 'rock clock'

New research by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) will improve the accuracy of estimates of the time of geological events. The work centres on the calibration ...

Jan 05, 2012
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