RadPavise used by Xinhua News Agency in Fukushima

Last month, Xinhua journalist Hua Yi visited the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant along with other reporters under the invitation of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO). Armed with RadPavise | Personal Radiation Detector, Hua recorded the increasing levels of radiation as they neared the power plant. 24 km from
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RadTarge II in Stanford Wearable Biosensors Study

In a recent study led by Mike Snyder and Xiao Li of Stanford University, physiological data gathered from wearable biosensors were found to be useful indicators of an individual’s health. RadTarge II D700 was used to measure personal radiation exposure over a six month period. The information collected revealed heightened
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Radiation safety: ‘Who’s minding the children?’

The overuse of ionizing radiation imaging on children has become an issue. The campaigns such as Image Gently have been successfully to put radiation safety top of mind for parents and healthcare providers leading the real gains have been demonstrated and documented at children’s hospitals. However, the campaign can only
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Tardigrade Radiation Protection Gene Discovered

Japanese researchers found that a small animal named the tardigrade can protect its DNA from being damaged when it is irradiated. Previously, it was unknown why this creature has such resilience. Now, the scientists have found that a tardigrade protein may be the key to resisting high amounts of radiation.  
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