Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13429-601-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13429-601-2

Chapter 2 - Review: 15

Answer

B) decays.

Work Step by Step

Nuclei of radioactive atoms decay spontaneously, dispersing particles and energy that can damage surrounding cellular molecules. They can be used for dating fossils because of this, and they are also studied for uses in medicine and biological research.
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