NIDC News

Hot Cell Work
The U.S. Department of Energy Isotope Program is pleased to publish it's 2020 Annual Update on Medical Isotopes.
2020 Fall Stakeholder Meetings
Don't miss your chance to meet with the DOE Isotope Program
Copper-67 Availability
The DOE Isotope Program is pleased to announce the availability of high-specific activity copper-67 (Cu-67). The next batch of the radionuclide will be available to ship on September 23, 2020.

DOE Isotope Program Highlights

Workers load uranium slugs into the X-10 Graphite Reactor at Oak Ridge in 1943

A Forgotten Legacy: How Nuclear Reactors Built for War Transformed Peacetime Science

Isotopes were discovered in the early 20th century, during a period of remarkable progress in our understanding of matter.
HFIR Pools

Isotopes - Improved Process for Medicine

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have discovered a better way to separate actinium-227, a rare isotope essential for an FDA-approved cancer treatment.
Hot cell at LANL

Ordinary People Extraordinary Times

As COVID-19 alters American life, a once-anonymous collection of workers have kept Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico in operation.
Argonne Facebook Live Still

Medical Isotope Production at Argonne National Laboratory

Everyday, doctors use medical isotopes to diagnose and treat various illnesses, including cancer.