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Using Radiation In our Daily Lives

Nuclear science and technology improves our lives in many ways and in many different areas.  It makes our food safer; it improves the quality of tools, gauges, and machines; it diagnoses abnormalities of the metabolism and treats cancers; it powers space applications; and it offers one of the cleanest and most environmentally friendly ways of generating electricity.

Energy, isotopes, and radiation produced by nuclear science provide for a vast range of beneficial applications. Here we highlight a few.

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