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Old 02-08-2006, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by faldureon
The metal they use for non-DU KEP munitions is called Tungsten . It is not radioactive and is pretty heavy as far as metals go, but might cause leukemia. I figure that is probably your best bet since they like to use the densest materials possible when making tank shells - hence the switchover to depleted uranium.
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scientists from the CDC and state health departments concluded that exposure to tungsten was not associated with the incidence of childhood leukemia in Fallon
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