Tag: "polonium" at medical news
Fact Sheet on Polonium-210 - The Substance That Killed Former Russian Spy
...n taken into the body via inhalation or ingestion, polonium
can enter the blood stream and alpha particles can...ive material to kill 5,000 persons.5 However, this polonium
is affixed in a gold foil amalgam; extremely sophisticated techniques and advanced technical knowled...
7 Workers Tested Positive For Polonium In London Hotel
...er and that they are monitoring cases of suspected polonium
poisoning in the wake of Litvinenko's death. So...acids. The experts say that for poisoning someone, polonium
has to be chemically combined in some type of dissolvable salt (example polonium
nitrate), which can...
Tobaccos Radiation is Very Much Higher Than from Leaves at Chernobyl
The radiation dose from radium and polonium
found naturally in tobacco leaves can be a thousand times more than that from the caesium-137 soaked up by the leaves from the Chernobyl nuclear accident area, a Greek researcher has said. Constantin Papastefanou from the Aristotle University of Th...