AUTHORBlair, Henry Alexander, Ed.
TITLEBiological Effects of External Radiation
PUBLISHERMcGraw-Hill Publishing Company
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED1954
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This volume reports on the effects on biological functions of external exposure to radiation, as understood in the mid-20th century. Part of the National Nuclear Energy Series, it is the second volume in the sixth division, which discusses the contributions made to the Manhattan Project by the University of Rochester. The first section discusses the effects of whole body single-dose X radiation on laboratory animals during various experiments. The second section analyzes how animals were affected by chronic X radiation. The final section discusses the effects of fast neutrons in fractionated doses on laboratory animals.


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