Like We've Been Saying -- Radiation Is Not A Big Deal
A good read: Like We've Been Saying -- Radiation Is Not A Big Deal: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2013/01/11/like-weve-been-saying-radiation-is-not-a-big-deal/?ss=business%3Aenergy
..."A very big report came out last month with very little fanfare.
It concluded what we in nuclear science have been saying for decades –
radiation doses less than about 10 rem (0.1 Sv) are no big deal. The
linear no-threshold dose hypothesis (LNT) does not apply to doses less
than 10 rem (0.1 Sv), which is the region encompassing background levels
around the world, and is the region of most importance to nuclear
energy, most medical procedures and most areas affected by accidents
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