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a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second

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French physicist

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French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes

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In their study, the Hershey team injected 2 microcuries of iodine-131 into 72 rats.