News tagged with radioactive waste

Cyclotrons could alleviate medical isotope shortage

The most widely used medical radioisotope, Technetium-99m (Tc-99m), is essential for an estimated 70,000 medical imaging procedures that take place daily around the world. Aging reactors, production intermittencies and threats ...

dateJun 07, 2010 in Other
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India's uranium mines cast a health shadow

Gudiya Das whines as flies settle on her face, waiting for her mother to swat them while she lies on a cot in Ichra, one in a cluster of villages around India's only functioning uranium mines.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Environment
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SRNL filter design reduces waste treatment costs

The redesign of a filtration system by the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) is expected to help the DOE Office of Environmental Management drastically reduce cost and infrastructure ...

dateJan 25, 2011 in Engineering
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