Radiation Health Risks Revisited


Health Effects of ionizing radiation remains a topic that needs serious attention.   Do health effects occur in a linear relationship to dose?  That is the position of the BEIR Committee of the National Academy of Sciences.  Some researchers argue that there could be a beneficial effect to low dose exposure, and others argue against it.  Whether the curve is linear or supralinear or superlinear has also been a matter of discussion for years.  Others argue that, as with sunlight exposure, … Continue Reading →

Notable Nuclear “Events” 2015


Fortunately 2015 was a year with no major nuclear events. Let’s hope the same for 2016 and continue to watch these stories:

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