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Radioactivity in Wool

Nature volume 192, pages 10941095 (16 December 1961) | Download Citation

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KULWICH et al. recently reported1 the presence of unidentified γ-ray activity in several samples of wool. The bulk of the observed activity in the wool was shown to be most probably associated with its impurities and hence due to natural and fall-out contamination.

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  1. Division of Biological and Medical Research, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois.

    • S. S. BRAR
    • , P. F. GUSTAFSON
    •  & M. A. KERRIGAN
  2. College of Agriculture, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.

    • B. C. BREIDENSTEIN
    • , U. S. GARRIGUS
    •  & W. R. USBORNE

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