Quirks and Quarks | Nov 28, 2009 | 22:42

Taking Leave of the MAPLE Reactors

When news that the Chalk River reactor, the world's biggest single supplier of medical isotopes, might be closed for much longer than expected, the world held its breath. But ironically, an alternative source for the production of medical isotopes was sitting idle, just down the road from the aging Chalk River reactor.

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