Caption: (back) Energy minister MPP Glenn Thibeault, Laurentian University interim president Pierre Zundel (front) Laurentian research vice-president Rui Wang, Bruce Power vice-president corporate affairs and environment James Scongack, and MIRARCO Mining Innovation president Vic Pakalnis are establishing a research group to study the application of small modular reactors in mining, remote communities, and health effects of low-level radiation
"Efficiency of Bio-indicators for Low-level Radiation
Under Field Conditions." Ecological Indicators, vol.
But it was taking a closer look at data on low-level radiation
exposure on humans that was really eye-opening.
US warships and planes helping with relief efforts moved away from the coast temporarily because of low-level radiation
Yesterday, a US aircraft carrier deployed in the Pacif ic for relief ef for t s moved posit ion a f ter detecting low-level radiation
. The USS Ronald Reagan passed through a radioactive cloud more than 100 miles off the coast.
In the Pacific, US aircraft carrier the Ronald Reagan, deployed for relief efforts, moved position after detecting low-level radiation
Gofman's case, he was instrumental in harnessing nuclear energy, warning of the dangers of low-level radiation
, and then moved on to a completely different field to discover specific fractions of cholesterol that cause atherosclerosis.
He explained: "Water deep underground gets heated by the naturally-occurring low-level radiation
that is found in all rocks.
Following protracted and acrimonious litigation, these cancers were finally acknowledged to be linked to radium--that is, to exposure to low-level radiation
However, low-level radiation
is just one of many mechanisms that damage DNA.
That X-ray, he says, made him excruciatingly sensitive to electromagnetic fields--the low-level radiation
that emanates from power lines, microwaves, and, most vexingly, cell phones.
Two points about cancer risk and low-level radiation
dose, such as that from CT, are worth mentioning.