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Dangers and Uses of Radiation loading

Discusses radiation that is present in the environment, how radiation is detected and the dangers it presents.

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    May the Force Be with You

    May the Force Be with You

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how radioisotopes are used to make PET scans that show how structures of the body are working.
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    Radiation Protection

    Radiation Protection

    by CK-12 //basic
    Find out how potassium iodide can be used to protect the thyroid gland from radioactive iodine in cases of nuclear accidents or terrorism.
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    Radionuclide Therapy

    Radionuclide Therapy

    by CK-12 //basic
    Find out how beta decay is used to kill cancer cells.
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