Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Measurement of Indoor Radon Concentration in Some Selected Offices of Adigrat University, Tigray Region, Ethiopia

    Nigus Alene Assefa, Munaj Kumar Bhardwaj

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 11-14
    Received: Sep. 03, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2019
    Published: Oct. 10, 2019
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    Abstract: Radon is an inert radioactive gas. A long term exposure to high concentration of radon causes lung cancer. Taking this into account, an investigation in some offices of Adigrat Universityhas been made to estimate the radon concentrations and to determine the health risk of the workers in the community. In the present study, Solid State Nuclear Trac... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Natural Radioactivity Levels and Radiological Assessment of Nuts Commonly Consumed in Ile-Ife, South West, Nigeria

    Samuel Oluwagbenga Inuyomi, Odunayo Timothy Ore, Olaitan Pelumi Abiodun

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: Oct. 02, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 15, 2019
    Published: Oct. 23, 2019
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    Abstract: In this study, the naturally occurring radionuclides and their associated radiological hazards were assessed in commonly consumed nuts in Ile-Ife, South west, Nigeria. Samples of different species of nuts were obtained in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria and their activity levels were determined using gamma ray spectrometer. The results showed that the... Show More