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  • n. A stable isotope, 105B, having five protons and five neutrons, that makes up about 20% of natural boron; it is a good absorber of slow neutrons and is used as a radiation shield in Geiger counters

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Examples

  • An experimental development of this field is Boron Neutron Capture Therapy using boron-10 that concentrates in malignant brain tumors.

    Radioisotopes in medicine

  • A new and still experimental procedure uses boron-10, which concentrates in the tumor.

    Radioisotopes in medicine

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