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Archives for November 2015

RadWatch DoseNet project to measure radiation around the Bay Area is now live!

The DoseNet project, managed by the RadWatch group at UC Berkeley as part of the IRC’s education and outreach arm, aims to put networked dosimeter devices in schools around the Bay Area with the data collated and displayed through an interactive map. This network is now live, with near real-time data being displayed from locations […]

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IRC’s Dr. Sylvain Costes selected for a NASA Space Radiobiology Research Award

NASA’s Human Research Program funded nine proposals focusing on the use of high-energy beams and heavy ions to simulate the effects of space radiation on the human body. NASA says “These studies will seek to: reduce the uncertainties in risk predictions for cancer and/or other late degenerative diseases; provide the necessary data and knowledge to establish significance […]

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