Uranium Unveiled: What Are Its Uses?

Scientists and students see it on the periodic table—atomic number 92, chemical symbol U. Uranium, named after the planet Uranus, is a naturally occurring radioactive element found in soil rock …

Can Radon Accumulate in Any Building?

Radon emits alpha-ionising radiation which has cytotoxic (cell damaging) and genotoxic (DNA damaging) effects. Because of this, radon has been included in the environmental carcinogens recognised by the World Health Organization (WHO).