The effects of low-dose radiation: Soviet science, the nuclear industry – and independence?
Article first published online: 15 FEB 2013
© 2013 The Royal Statistical Society
Volume 10, Issue 1, pages 14–19, February 2013
How to Cite
Møller, A. P. and Mousseau, T. A. (2013), The effects of low-dose radiation: Soviet science, the nuclear industry – and independence?. Significance, 10: 14–19. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2013.00630.x
- Issue published online: 15 FEB 2013
- Article first published online: 15 FEB 2013
Chernobyl and Fukushima have led to worldwide interest in the effects of so-called low-dose radiation. But research so far has been a puzzling mix of Soviet science and research supported by the nuclear industry, with some independent scientists contributing. Anders Pape Møller and Timothy A. Mousseau navigate between these diverse efforts to investigate the effects of low-dose radiation on animals, plants and people.