29 Mar '11, 1am

The Japan nuclear crisis has resulted in a surge in demand for radiation detectors in Singapore

The Japan nuclear crisis has resulted in a surge in demand for radiation detectors in Singapore

Dosimeters - which can range from the size of a pen to the size of a person's palm - are typically used to measure a person's exposure to radiation. They cost between $400 and $600, with most small enough to be either worn or carried in pockets. They are different from Geiger counters, which measure airborne radiation and cost thousands of dollars. A Geiger counter is about the size of a brick and is used to measure larger areas.

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