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050: Lab Fail – Radioactive Tritium Spill

We’ve all had bad days in the lab: you throw out the supernatant you were supposed to save, or contaminate all the cells in tissue culture.

It hurts, but the next day, you can start over and try again.

Today on the show, we hear the true story of a woman who dropped a tube and splashed radioactive tritium all over her self, her bench, and the floor.

And then things took a turn for the worse.

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