Fear of radiation is more dangerous than radiation itself...

Jul 5, 2017 by

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CONTRIBUTIONS FROM WOMEN TO THE RADIATION SCIENCES: A BRIEF HISTORY...

Jun 15, 2017 by

Contributions_from_Women_to_the_Radiation Abstract—Contributions from men to radiation science are well known, particularly the early contributions from such luminaries as William Roentgen, James Chadwick, Niels Bohr, Robert Oppenheimer, and the like. Although not ignored per se, beyond Marie Curie and Lise Meitner, the contributions of female nuclear scientists are not as widely recognized. This paper provides a concise historical summary of contributions to radiation science from the discovery of radiation through the current status of international leadershipwithin the radiation protection community. Beyond lead scientists and academics, this paper also considers support personnel aswell as the rolewomen have played in the advancement of radiation epidemiology....

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Energy Department Invests Nearly $67 Million to Advanced Nuclear Technology...

Jun 14, 2017 by

Press Release News Media Contact: (202) 586-4940<tel:%28202%29%20586-4940> For Immediate Release: June 14, 2017 Press Release News Media Contact: (202) 586-4940<tel:%28202%29%20586-4940> For Immediate Release: June 14, 2017 Energy Department Invests Nearly $67 Million to Advanced Nuclear Technology WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced nearly $67 million in nuclear energy research, facility access, crosscutting technology development, and infrastructure awards in 28 states. In total, 85 projects were selected to receive funding that will help advance innovative nuclear technologies. This research is important to the United States because it sows the seeds for safer, more efficient, clean baseload energy that supports the U.S. economy and energy independence. These awards provide funding for nuclear energy-related research through the Nuclear Energy University Program, Nuclear Science User Facilities, and Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies programs. In addition,...

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