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  1. Zur wirkung kleiner strahlendosen.

    Article - En allemand

    Traduction en anglais : On the effects of low radiation doses.

    The prevailing hypothesis of linear extrapolation from high to low radiation doses without any threshold level is being questioned more and more strongly for radiobiological and epidemiological reasons and, consequently, also on socio-economic and ethical grounds.

    A cost-benefit analysis based on scientific facts and made plausible to the general public, concentrating on a comparison with demonstrable natural and manmade risks, most probably would result not only in the permissible limits being raised by a considerable margin, but also in billions of costs saved, and in greater acceptance of all peaceful uses of radiation, nuclear power included.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Rayonnement, Dose faible, Dose forte, Toxicité, Effet biologique, Homme, Dose seuil, Concentration maximale admissible, Analyse avantage coût, Opinion publique, Industrie nucléaire, Ethique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Radiation, Low dose, High dose, Toxicity, Biological effect, Human, Threshold dose, Maximum permissible concentration, Cost benefit analysis, Public opinion, Nuclear industry, Ethics

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0485514

    Code Inist : 002A08F02. Création : 19/02/1999.