Melanin’s ‘trick’ for maintaining radioprotection studied


Sunbathers have long known that melanin in their skin cells provides protection from the damage caused by visible and ultraviolet light. More recent studies have shown that melanin, which is produced by multitudes of the…

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New Technology to Speed Cleanup of Nuclear Contaminated Sites


ScienceDaily (Dec. 31, 2010) — Members of the engineering faculty at Oregon State University have invented a new type of radiation detection and measurement device that will be particularly useful for cleanup of sites with…

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