Medical Scans, Without The Weapons-Grade Uranium Shipped to Lantheus Medical Imaging

NPR News -- The U.S. has just received its first shipment of molybdenum-99, an essential material for medical imaging that's being mass-produced for the first time with low-enriched uranium instead of weapons-grade material. The molybdenum-99 was shipped from South Africa to Lantheus Medical Imaging, in Billerica, Mass., for final processing before it can be used by patients.

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