[ RadSafe ] Re: References: Radiation induced immuneresponseDETERS spread of cancer

Michael McNaughton mcnaught at lanl.gov
Wed Aug 30 15:04:34 CDT 2006

The potassium concentration in the human body is lower than that in many 
rocks, soils, and minerals, so the chances are the sleeping partner may 
shield more photons than s/he will contribute.

At 01:00 PM 08/30/2006, Robert Cherry wrote:
>If you are sleeping alone, you can gain a few millirems a year by adding a
>sleeping partner (potassium-40).

Mike McNaughton
Los Alamos National Lab.
email: mcnaught at LANL.gov or mcnaughton at LANL.gov
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