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The LNT Model Is Wrong and Is Not Useful For Radiation Protection

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 01:09

Siegel J CP BG LtE re Applegate RS LD 9.02.2020 Rebuttal to: Epidemiological Support of the Linear Nonthreshold Model in Radiological Protection – by Kimberly E. Applegate, MD, Roy E. Shore, PhD & Lawrence T. Dauer, PhD We read with much interest the recent article, “Epidemiological Support of the Linear Nonthreshold Model in Radiological Protection: […]

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Projected Cancer Risks to Residents of New Mexico from Exposure to Trinity Radioactive Fallout

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:09

“Thus, most cancers that have occurred or will occur among persons exposed to Trinity fallout are likely to be cancers unrelated to exposures from the Trinity nuclear test. ‘

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Estimated Radiation Doses Received by New Mexico Residents from the 1945 Trinity Nuclear Test

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:05

For the first time, organ doses received by representative persons in four ethnic groups, all age groups, and all counties of New Mexico have been estimated as a result of exposure to radioactive fallout from the 1945 Trinity nuclear test.  

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National Cancer Institute Cancer Risk Projection Study for the Trinity Nuclear Test Summary of Findings in Health Physics

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:01

Background on the Trinity Test A study to estimate the radiation doses and associated range of excess cancer risk from the world’s first test of a nuclear weapon, conducted in 1945 and known as Trinity, was recently completed by a team of researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of […]

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The Double Threshold: Consequences for Identifying Low-Dose Radiation Effects – Waltar & Feinedegen

Sat, 08/29/2020 - 03:18

Thresholds A and B should be terms in modeling dose-response functions. Regarding whole-body responses, current data suggest for low-LET acute, non-chronic, irradiation a Threshold B of about 100 mGy prevails, except for leukemia and probably some other malignancies, and for chronic, low dose-rate irradiation where the Threshold B may well reach 1 Gy per year. […]

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Why I Changed My Mind About Nuclear Power – Schellenberger TEDx 2017

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 20:21

https://environmentalprogress.org/big-news/2017/11/21/why-i-changed-my-mind-about-nuclear-power-transcript-of-michael-shellenbergers-tedx-berlin-2017  

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