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Outside the body, small bits of americium pose almost no threat to human health.
The criminal complaint says those were thorium and americium, both radioactive metals.
While in his bedroom, devices used by police bomb technicians alerted to the presence of radiation sources — thorium and americium.
Power would come from a tiny radioactive source like americium, the element in smoke detectors.
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First Known Use: 1946See Words from the same year
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