TITLE

Fukushima and the Future of Radiation Research

AUTHOR(S)
Coleman, C. Norman
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Radiation Research;Jan2013, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the multiple disaster incident in Japan that began on March 11, 2011 and how this incident might impact the future of the Radiation Research Society. Topics discussed include the contributions of radiation sciences to society in general, the impact of the watershed incident on nuclear energy utilization and cancer care, and the importance of scientific underpinnings for decisions about uses and risks of radiation.
ACCESSION #
94616596

 

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