What is Moly-99

What is Moly-99

Moly-99, also known as Molybdenum-99, is an extremely important radioactive isotope used in medical imaging to detect cancer and other potentially fatal conditions. With a half-life of only 66 hours, it decays rapidly and cannot be stockpiled for any other nefarious...
Making Moly 99 (mo-99) more safely

Making Moly 99 (mo-99) more safely

Up until now, the United States, while demanding more Mo-99 than any other country in the world, has barely produced any of the radioisotopes since the 1980s. With the decision by the United States government to grant funding to four companies to produce the material,...
USA set to increase production of Mo-99

USA set to increase production of Mo-99

Following the decision last year by the Department of Energy to grant funding to four companies for the production of Mo-99, the output of this essential medical isotope has been developing apace. The move came amid calls to deal with the regular global shortages of...