[ RadSafe ] LAT Article: Florida pawnshop'sradioactivesurprise("Yellow cake")
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Tue Mar 13 07:12:02 CDT 2007
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Muckerheide, Jim (CDA) wrote:
>Not only would you die without potassium, it is fairly well homeostatically controlled.
>We even know that with just K-39, removing the K-40, and shielding from external radiation, cells and organisms cease to function.
>From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl on behalf of John R Johnson
>Sent: Mon 3/12/2007 10:30 PM
>To: Jeff Terry; radsafe
>Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] LAT Article: Florida pawnshop'sradioactivesurprise("Yellow cake")
>Jerry et al
>K-40 is one of the isotopes always seen in whole body counting, and I used
>it to insure may counter was working properly. If the peack at 1.46 MeV was
>not present, the counter was assumed to be not working correctly.
>John R Johnson
>CEO, IDIAS, Inc.
>Vancouver, B. C.
>idias at interchange.ubc.ca
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