isotope : Definition, Usages, News and More

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isotope

ahy suh tohp

  • n  one of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons

  • Even stranger, the isotopeunlike many of its transuranium counterparts appeared to be in no rush to disappear.
  • Scientists unmasking isotopes in hair help detectives take the right path during investigations.
  • If people lived on radioactive isotopes, the cost of living would be no source of worry.
News & Articles

  • Isotope's thoughts in home state of Oklahoma
    There's one Albuquerque Isotope from Oklahoma on this year's roster and infielder Rusty Ryal has more on his mind than just playing baseball.
    June 10, 2013 - KOAT Albuquerque
  • SHINE making progress
    The company that plans to build a production plant in Janesville continues to make progress in its bid to produce a medical isotope used in more than 40 million medical imaging tests each year.
    June 6, 2013 - The Janesville Gazette
  • UK coroner calls for public inquiry into Litvinenko murder
    By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - The coroner tasked with overseeing an inquest into the murder of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko called for the British government to hold a public inquiry into the death after he concluded evidence would be kept secret from his own hearing. Litvinenko, 43, died after drinking polonium-210, a radioactive isotope, that had been slipped into his tea at ...
    June 5, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Leona Aglukkaq in Reuters India
    Health Canada has been working hard to secure alternative supplies of medical isotope Moly 99 since the Chalk River shutdown,Canada's Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq said in a statement.
  • Gary Lunn in 940 News
    Over the long term, we will work with the private sector to develop solutions to bring on new sources of isotope supply,Lunn told MPs at the Commons natural resources committee.
  • Tony Clement in 940 News
    We inquired into gaining supply from the four other medical isotope suppliers in France, Belgium, Netherlands and South Africa,Clement said. "In doing so, we found out that the French and South African reactors were going through routine...

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