Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.
  

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Contents

New Year's thoughts
2
Nuclear weapons (Testing, Suspension), Disarmament, United States (Foreign relations)
Radiation and man
7
Radiation
What is radiation?
9
Radiation
Somatic effects of radiation
12
Radiation (Physiological effects)
Somatic effects of fission products
15
Radiation (Physiological effects), Strontium (Isotopes)
Medical use of radiation: risks and rewards
39
Radiography, Medical
Radiation exposure incidental to medical practice
41
Radiography, Medical
Some public health aspects of radioactive wastes
44
Radioactive waste disposal
National academy and Medical research council reports
46
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), British Medical Research Council, Radiation (Physiological effects)
Some current problems in radiobiology
48
Radiation (Physiological effects)

Genetic effects of radiation
19
Mutation, Radiation (Physiological effects)
Global radiation limits
23
Radiation (Physiological effects)
Distribution and effects of fall-out
27
Radioactive pollution
Uncertainties in evaluating the effects of fall-out from weapons tests
31
Nuclear weapons (Testing), Radioactive pollution
Fall-out and rice contamination in Japan
35
Radioactive pollution, Japan
Congressional hearings on radioactive fallout
52
Government investigations, Radioactive pollution
U.N. radiation committee
55
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation
Nuclear weapons in war
57
Nuclear weapons
Fall-out from a bombing campaign
59
Nuclear warfare, Radioactive pollution
Strontium-90, some notes on present and future levels
62
Strontium (Isotopes)

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