Can you sugest me some important uses of ISOTOPES?

Asked by abhimanyu1996 | 25th Nov, 2009, 09:16: PM

Expert Answer:

Uses of isotopes

  • Isotope of phosphorous  (32P) is used in the treatment of leukaemia and tumours
  • Isotopes can be used to estimate the amount of wear in bearings
  • The age of fossils of plant or animal origin can be determined by carbon dating technique. In this radioactive isotope of carbon (14C) is used
  • An isotope of cobalt is used in the treatment of cancer

Answered by  | 26th Nov, 2009, 09:05: AM

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