MU reactor plays important role in nuclear medicine advancements

A featured article about MURR® in the Columbia Missourian.

It looks like something out of a superhero movie. But the nuclear bright blue glow of the MU Research Reactor south of Memorial Stadium, isn’t the stuff of science fiction.

It’s being used to help create life-saving medicines today.

Since its creation in 1966, the MU Research Reactor has pumped out a steady supply of radioactive isotopes used in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine.

Read the rest of the article in the Columbia Missourian.