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Radiation – how to protect yourself during an event and in the long run

Radiation – how to protect yourself during an event and in the long run

Radiation technology is all around us. From medical imaging equipment to smoke detectors, we live in a world that is dependent on radiation in one form or another. While this is mostly risk-free when used with the right safety equipment, toxic radiation can happen in so many other ways. The most dangerous forms of radiation [...]

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Becoming Your Own Donor in a Mass Casualty Radiation Event

Becoming Your Own Donor in a Mass Casualty Radiation Event

Safeguarding the most vulnerable – and critically necessary – parts of the body to sustain life, the stem-cell rich areas, requires a wearable shield to protect against gamma radiation exposure. When a person is exposed to high energy gamma radiation, the first organ to suffer damage is the body’s blood production system – the bone [...]

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Can a Cyber Attack Turn into a Nuclear Attack?

Can a Cyber Attack Turn into a Nuclear Attack?

A cyber-attack on a nuclear power plant in India, confirmed a month ago, seems to have opened the discussion on the potential of a cyber attack to cause mayhem in nuclear facilities (whether they be civilian or military). The malware infiltrated the nuclear power plant’s administrative system and apparently did not affect the control apparatus. [...]

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Radiation Protection in a Nutshell

Radiation Protection in a Nutshell

“Time, distance, shielding” is the touchstone of radiation protection, mentioned in countless federal agency documents. Put simply, it means that the less time you are exposed to radiation, and the greater the distance from the source of radiation, as well as the more radiation shielding you have – the better off you are. While civilians [...]

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