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It is a great pleasure for us to invite you to attend the 6th Conference on Protection against Radon at Home and at Work which will be held at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague from September 13th till 17th, 2010. The main topic of the Conference is “Radon as an information carrier”. This letter is the first announcement (please, see the attachment) and call for papers. For detailed and up-to-date information, please, follow the Conference web site: www.radon2010.cz The preceding 5th Conference on Protection against Radon at Home and at Work held…

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Health Physics Society recommends considering action for indoor radon below current guidelines Published: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 02:15 in Health & Medicine Radon is a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that is produced by the radioactive decay of radium. Radium is a product of uranium decay and is found in trace amounts naturally in nearly all rocks, soils, and groundwater as well as building materials, plants, animals, and the human body. Radon concentration is expressed as the amount of radiation that would be emitted by radon and its decay products in a liter of air; thus the units are…

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