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Nuclear Lifeline: een race tegen de klok

Radio-isotopen worden ingezet bij de diagnose en de behandeling van ziekten. De techniek wordt wereldwijd jaarlijks gebruikt bij meer dan 30 miljoen mensen. Voor de productie en het transport van die radio-isotopen moeten heel wat stappen doorlopen worden, en liefst zo snel mogelijk. Om patiƫnten te kunnen helpen, barst een race tegen de klok los ... Meer info: www.nuclearlifeline.be


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