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Greater St. Louis Citizen's Committee for Nuclear Information St. Louis, MO
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As a founding member of the Greater St. Louis Citizen's Committee for Nuclear Information, Dr. Louise Zibold Reiss (1920-2011) directed the group's first groundbreaking research project, known as the "Baby Tooth Survey." The study, which ran from 1959-1961, measured the levels of Strontium-90 in baby teeth in order to prove that radioactive fallout from above-ground nuclear testing was a serious public health concern.

Photo courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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