Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022

  • Naturally Occurring Radionuclides Present in Common Vegetables in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

    Amakom Chijioke, Ukewuihe Udoka Mathias, Uduma Ifeanyi Awa, Iheonu Nneka Onyinyechi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Nov. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2021
    Published: Mar. 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Naturally occurring radionuclide materials are usually absorbed by plants through their root systems as nutrients, which in turn pose a radiation risk to humans when they consume the plants as food. This study evaluated the radionuclide risks from naturally occurring radionuclides in samples of commonly consumed vegetables in Owerri. Gamma ray spec... Show More
  • Investigation of Radioactivity Levels and Lead in Soil and Shore Sediment from Port Said, Egypt

    Raghda Ahmed Eissa, Ashraf Ali Arafat, Abd Elnaser Ahmed Mansour, Mossad EL-Metwally

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 5-21
    Received: Mar. 22, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 14, 2022
    Published: Apr. 22, 2022
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    Abstract: Soil is one of the foremost vital foundations of life for humans, animals, and plants, so the soil contamination by radionuclides is a dangerous threat of human health. This study investigated the 226Ra, 228Ra, 40K, 137Cs and pb to assess their risks in soil cover of Port Said governorate. So, 41 samples (29 soil samples and 12 shore sediment sampl... Show More