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Radon Researchers - Testing in Makkovik

It's colourless, odourless.... and cancer-causing. Radon gas emits from decaying uranium... and as you might have heard in the news yesterday morning, there's a lot of uranium in Labrador, . In Makkovik, researchers from Memorial University are trying to find out how much radon is in the air... and building up in houses. Atanu Sarkar is a public health physician who teaches at MUN's med school. And he's supervising the research. He spoke to CBC's Bailey White.

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