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Alarm over shortage of nuclear experts

US races to draw interest in field

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / April 3, 2010

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The United States is facing a critical shortage of nuclear scientists and engineers, even as demand rises for their expertise in managing an aging US arsenal, monitoring dangerous weapons stockpiles around the world, and operating new nuclear power plants, according to the latest government figures and independent studies. (Full article: 1118 words)

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