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MURR® Receives New 20-year Operating License from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

 


ResearcherThe University of Missouri Research Reactor Center, or MURR, has received a new 20-year operating license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The University of Missouri Research Reactor Center, or MURR, has received a new 20-year operating license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
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Story posted: Jan. 05, 2017

By: Jeff Sossamon

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Research Reactor Center (MURR®) has received a new 20-year operating license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). MURR has been a crucial component for research at the university for more than 40 years. Operating 6.5 days a week, 52 weeks a year, scientists from across the campus use the 10-megawatt facility to produce crucial radioisotopes for clinical settings globally, analyze artifacts, create and improve medical diagnostic tools, and prevent illness.

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