DOE Isotope Program Highlights
ORNL is the only place in the world capable of efficiently producing the radioisotope californium-252.
When Sandra Davern looks to the future, she sees individualized isotopes sent into the body with a specific target: cancer cells.
Isotopes were discovered in the early 20th century, during a period of remarkable progress in our understanding of matter.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have discovered a better way to separate actinium-227, a rare isotope essential for an FDA-approved cancer treatment.
As COVID-19 alters American life, a once-anonymous collection of workers have kept Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico in operation.
Everyday, doctors use medical isotopes to diagnose and treat various illnesses, including cancer.
Tennessine is an extremely rare element. Only a few dozen atoms of it have ever been produced. The tale of how the first atoms of Tennessine were created is complicated.
The American Nuclear Society (ANS) recognized nuclear researcher, Julie Ezold of the DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, at its annual Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo.
The New York Hall of Science unveiled a 3-D version of the periodic table of elements in honor of the International Year of the Periodic Table.
Every day, 40,000 patients undergo diagnostic scans using radioactive isotopes in the U.S. to help detect cancer and other diseases.