MURR (IMAGE) University of Missouri-Columbia Caption The MU Research Reactor (MURR) has been a crucial component to research at the university for more than 40 years. Scientists from across campus use the 10-megawatt facility to not only provide crucial radioisotopes for clinical settings globally, but also to carbon date artifacts, improve medical diagnostic tools and prevent illness. Credit MU News Bureau Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.