National Geographic : 1955 Aug
© National Geographic Society + Radioactive Cobalt Saves Lives at University Hospital, Saskatoon This cancer-fighting device at the University of Sas katchewan produces the power of a million-volt X-ray machine with cobalt irradiated in the atomic pile at Chalk River, Ontario. The Professor of Nursing dem onstrates the controls to twin student nurses. + A New Uranium Bloodhound Comes to the Aid of the Prospector The lightweight waterproof Scintillometers being as sembled in this Winnipeg plant detect radioactivity far more sensitively than the old reliable Geiger counter in the man's hands. Discoveries with these devices help maintain Canada's high rank as a uranium producer.