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Radiation Effects on Living Systems

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.

Radiation Effects on Living Systems

A Bibliography of AECL Publications.

by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited. AECL -- 6797
ContributionsHawley, N.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21970147M

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. The basic aspects of radiation effects on living systems Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. 1. Which of the following is the branch of science concerned with the methods of interaction and the effects of ionizing radiation on living systems? a. radiobiology c. physics b. biology d. epidemiology.

Radiation therapy is a local and painless treatment, which affects only the treated part of the body, unlike chemotherapy where chemicals go through the entire system. Generally, the benefits of radiation therapy are considered to exceed the related risks and side effects. Radiation . The impact of radiation on living tissue is complicated by the type of radiation and the variety of tissues. In addition, the effects of radiation are not always easy to separate from other factors, making it a challenge at times for scientists to isolate them.

Moreover, ADSCs was significantly lower in all exposure groups than control one (p. Dosimetry is also predictive of the pattern of injury that one would expect to find. The second chapter explains how microwave radiation produces disease. It examines the mechanisms of disease production in living systems. It also explains how microwave injury manifests as specific organ dysfunction, be it neurological, behavioral, immune.


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OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages illustrations 24 cm: Contents: Radiation in living matter: the physical processes / P. Morrison --Secondary electrons: average energy loss per ionization / U.

Fano --Beams of high-energy particles / Robert R. Wilson --Neutrons and their special effects: recoil effects / A.K. Solomon --General statements about chemical reactions induced by. Genre/Form: Congresses Book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Symposium on Radiobiology ( Oberlin College).

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