This article is from the In-Depth Report The Future of Nuclear Power

New Technology For Detecting Nuclear Smuggling [Video]

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Active detectors being developed by several laboratories could distinguish highly enriched uranium in cargo containers from other naturally radioactive materials.

Video supplement to Detecting Nuclear Smuggling from the April 2008 issue of Scientific American.

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