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Medical isotopes possible without a nuclear reactor

The Toronto Star, February 21, 2012

Canadian scientists say they have developed a technique to produce medical isotopes in hospitals and clinics without the need for a nuclear reactor. The announcement, on the final day of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting in Vancouver, could signal the end to a crisis that has shaken up the medical community, politicians in Ottawa, and patients throughout Canada.