Society News Archive
26 June 2005
Public Release of the National Academies' National Research Council Latest Report on the Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR VII)
The National Academies has scheduled a public briefing at 11 a.m. EDT on June 29, 2005, at room 100, 500 5th street, NW, Washington, DC, to release the report "Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR VII-phase 2)." The public briefing will be webcast live and a prepublication copy (uncorrected proof) of the report will be posted on the Academy Website. The public may listen to a live audio webcast and submit questions via email at http://nationalacademies.org. The electronic prepublication copy of the report also will be available there. Details of the release can be obtained from the Office of News and Public Information at 202-334-2138.