Tag: "radionuclides" at biology news
Los Alamos National Laboratory making progress in Groundwater Protection Program
...nformation about these disposal areas, focusing on radionuclides
and other chemicals that could affect human health and the environment, the report says. Field analyses should be conducted when historical information offers too few details to determine the quantities of contaminants or how much they have migrated...
2007 Joint Assembly in Acapulco -- press conference schedule
...particular, elevated concentrations of arsenic and radionuclides
(radon, radium, uranium) in groundwater have been identified in many "hot spots" in the United States and Latin America. Water supplies can also be contaminated by human activity. The use of fungicides is a rising concern in Central America, where th...
EO Lawrence Award goes to 8 scientists and engineers
...e critical to the fate and transport of metals and radionuclides
in the environment. His studies of how toxic metals travel in the subsurface environment of the Department of Energy Hanford site are helping provide science-based environmental cleanup solutions with broad applications. Steven Zinkle, a materials...
New clean-up project builds upon success gained in field
...sms found in subsurface environments can transform radionuclides
such as uranium, technetium and other contaminants like nitrate into chemical forms that are less mobile in groundwater; the introduction of naturally occurring humic substances organic matter found in soil can accelerate the chemical reduction...
NIH funds Berkeley Lab research on defense against radiological attack
...eries of products that can bind with (chelate) the radionuclides
in the body and eliminate (decorporate) them from the body. Radionuclide decorporation products currently are available in the strategic national stockpile, but NIAID is focusing on expanding the product pool, creating new treatments capable of el...
Search for natural, safe and abundant chelator may be a 'shell game'
...e are no effective methods to sequester and remove radionuclides
from humans in the event of a disaster such as thi...can safely and effectively rid the body of diverse radionuclides
such as actinides, cobalt, strontium, and radium. Currently, Levitskaia's investigation involves the...
New treatment option breaks Leukemia's resistance to chemotherapy, radiation therapy
...and ended up expanding therapeutic applications of radionuclides
in fighting leukemia. This research was released at SNM's 53rd Annual Meeting June 37 in San Diego. "We have found that labelling the antibody CD45 with the alpha-emitter Bi-213 breaks resistance to radiation therapy and chemotherapy in leukemia cel...
Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident
...rus, Russia and Ukraine that are contaminated with radionuclides
due to the accident; about 100,000 of them live in... for long term monitoring of caesium and strontium radionuclides
to assess human exposure and food contamination and to analyse the impacts of remedial actions and r...
Researchers find Amchitka seafood safe for now
...Amchitka Island in the western Aleutians to assess radionuclides
in that marine environment. Three nuclear test sho...hat expedition scientists sampled and analyzed for radionuclides
many types of biota in the seas at Amchitka and a reference site, nearby Kiska: "Rutgers' Joanna Bu...
Society of Nuclear Medicine offers program to meet patients' current, future needs for radionuclides
...ses the current and projected future shortfalls of radionuclides
in this country, has gained the support of numerou...assure our nation of a stable and secure supply of radionuclides
for future generations," explained SNM President Mathew L. Thakur, Ph.D., in the April issue of the ...
Investigating the Columbia River and Estuary: A primary focus of research
...concentration and distribution of trace metals and radionuclides
in the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River. Uptake and depuration of 90Sr/90Y by Columbia River periphyton communities Robert Fellows, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, reports how periphyton communities a fundamental ecosystem food sourc...