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Submission + - Scientific Jigsaw Puzzle: Fitting the pieces of the low-level radiation debate (sagepub.com)

Lasrick writes: Skip past the dry abstract to Jan Beyea's main article for a thorough exploration of what's wrong with current 'safe' levels of low-level radiation exposure. The Bulletin is just releasing its "Radiation Issue", which is available for free for 2 weeks. Explores how the NRC may be changing recommended safe dosages, and how the studies for prolonged exposure have, until recently, been based on one-time exposures (Hiroshima, etc New epidemiological studies on prolonged exposure (medical exposures, worker exposures, etc) are more accurate and tell a different tale. This is a long article, but reads well.
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Scientific Jigsaw Puzzle: Fitting the pieces of the low-level radiation debate

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