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A contaminated teddy bear

How much contamination would you find acceptable on your daughter’s teddy bear? Would you let her snuggle up at night with a bear that had been decontaminated to the industry standard – with low, but detectable counts? Does the bear mean so much to her that you’d want to get it back even with higher […]

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Radioactive tissue boxes redux

The last few weeks have brought a little more information about the radioactive tissue boxes I wrote about in an earlier posting. Since this topic is important and because it raises interesting issues it’s worth an update, so here goes. First, some interesting further information: A number of surveys have now been performed on the [...]

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