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No Safe Place: Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a book written about the cluster of childhood leukemia cases that occurred from the 1960s through the 1980s in Woburn, Massachusetts, and spotlights the community action viewpoint. Material ...

Health Topics: Organic Compounds, Heavy Metals, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Waterborne Transport Processes
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Opinion

Cluster Mystery - Epidemic and the Children of Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book is written by an investigative journalist and provides a detailed account of the Woburn, Massachusetts cluster of childhood cancer incidences. The book credits the Rev. Bruce Young, who had ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

The Shiprock Uranium-mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Site part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in the New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook discusses a uranium mill tailings site in Shiprock, New Mexico and its effect on the local environment. The site, located on a high terrace ...

Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Radionuclides
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

Navajo Birth Outcomes in the Shiprock Uranium Mining Area part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The role of environmental radiation in the etiology of birth defects, stillbirths, and other adverse outcomes of pregnancy was evaluated for 13,329 Navajos born at the Public Health Service/Indian ...

Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

Reshaping the Graduate Education of Scientists and Engineers part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Are we producing too many PhDs? Does the current graduate education system adequately prepare science and engineering students for today's marketplace? How do foreign students enter the picture? ...

Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Biological sciences have been revolutionized, not only in the way research is conducted but also in how research findings are communicated among professionals and to the public. Yet, the ...

Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

Basic Research Opportunities in Earth Sciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Basic Research Opportunities in Earth Science identifies areas of high-priority research within the purview of the Earth Science Division of the National Science Foundation, assesses ...

Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Biogenic Hazards
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources

Radiation Exposure of Uranium Miners part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is the report on the Public Health Service Epidemiological Study of Lung Cancer among Uranium Miners. The report is based on a hearing of the 90th Congress regarding radiation exposure of ...

Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act: What is Fair? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article addresses the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). Topics include the 1990 RECA, RECA criteria, exposure data, medical conditions and exposure thresholds, smoking, experience with ...

Health Topics: Radionuclides
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion

Memories Come To Us In the Rain and the Wind part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book contains 25 oral histories from Navajo uranium miners and their families. Their hope was to gain compensation for the great loss in death and illness brought about by mining uranium, with ...

Health Topics: Radionuclides
Resource Type: Policy Resources:Opinion, Biographical Resources

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