Safety level

Background radiation is classified as either natural or man-made. It is nearly impossible to completely avoid the natural radiation on our planet, simply because its source is the Sun and the subsurface radon gas.  Practically speaking, this type of radiation … Read More

Dangerous consequences

Radiation sickness, like any other, has consequences. In most cases, they are grave. To learn more about the consequences of radiation sickness, you first need to determine its degree of severity.   There are four degrees of severity. The first … Read More

A life-saving device

Nobody is insured against the harmful effects of radiation. Unfortunately, any object around us can be a source of deadly radiation: money, tools, building materials, clothes, furniture, means of transport, soil, water, etc. In moderate doses, our bodies are able … Read More

Sources of destruction

Unfortunately, it is impossible to protect oneself from the effects of radiation on our planet. We are continuously under the influence of different types of natural and technogenic radiation. Harmless at first sight, a children’s toy or a nearby building … Read More

Practical use of RD1212 Geiger Counter: radioactive iodine therapy for thyroid cancer.

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A journalist from Vancouver was traveling across the South Pacific on vacation. The journalist was a curious and suspicious man so he brought an RD1212 Advanced geiger counter. After all, he presumed that exotic places may have exotic dangers, a lucky … Read More

How much is harmful?

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This article is used with permission from Allianz.com How dangerous to human health is radiation from the crippled nuclear power plant in Japan? How does it compare with other nuclear accidents and our everyday radiation exposure? With the help from … Read More

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