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Science, Health and Technology
8:06 am
Mon December 2, 2013

MU reschedules maintenance on research reactor

MU Research Reactor
Credit University of Missouri

The University of Missouri has pushed back a two-week maintenance project on its research reactor because of a disruption in the supply of radioactive isotopes used to detect and treat some medical conditions.

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Science, Health and Technology
9:58 am
Tue June 18, 2013

MU research reactor and public-safety officials stage annual drill

Credit University of Missouri

The University of Missouri’s Research Reactor has successfully completed its annual drill.

The reactor staff worked with public-safety and health professionals yesterday to simulate a scenario involving a small fire and radiation exposure to two individuals.  The police and fire departments participate in the drill every other year.

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Science, Health and Technology
7:25 am
Mon June 17, 2013

MU to conduct drill at nuclear research reactor

MU Nuclear Research Reactor
Credit University of Missouri

The University of Missouri will be conducting a drill Monday morning at its research nuclear reactor center. The center is located south of Stadium Boulevard and west of Providence Road in Columbia. The drill is meant to simulate what could happen during an emergency situation at the reactor.

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