US nuke experts say Japanese engineers face huge Fukushima plant management task

April 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Veterans of the Three Mile Island cleanup in Pennsylvania have said Japanese engineers need to improve the condition of Fukushima Daiichi reactors.The Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station ... Read more...

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Outflow of highly radioactive water from Japan n-plant stops (Lead)

April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The outflow of highly radioactive water into the sea from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has stopped, the Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday.In an ... Read more...

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Russia halts food imports from Japan

March 24th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has suspended food imports from six Japanese prefectures following fears of massive radioactive contamination from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, a consumer ... Read more...

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Spinach with radiation 27 times more than limit found 100 km away from affected nuke plant

March 21st, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 21 (ANI): Spinach with radioactive iodine 27 times more than the government-regulated limit has been found in the city of Hitachi in Ibaraki Prefecture, which is located over 100 kilometers ... Read more...

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No immediate danger of n-contamination in China

March 21st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) China will remain unaffected by radioactive substances leaking from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan's east coast for at least a few days, a ... Read more...

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Tokyo tap water found to have radioactive iodine beyond Japan’s regulated standards

March 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 20 (ANI): Radioactive iodine beyond Japan's regulated standards has reportedly been detected in the tap water in Tokyo apparently because of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ... Read more...

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Atomic Clock, Always Accurate!

March 14th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) We all have witnessed at some point in time how our watches are to be tuned in for accuracy and time management. With Atomic clocks ... Read more...

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New technique to make drug designing cost-effective

August 14th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): MIT chemists have devised a new method that would offer drug designers more flexibility and cost efficiency in designing new drugs.They have found a novel way to add ... Read more...

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Atomic clock based on ytterbium atoms 4 times more accurate than before

August 12th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have said that an experimental atomic clock based on ytterbium atoms is about four times more accurate than ... Read more...

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Missing radioactive signals in Himalayan ice cores spells danger for part of Asia

November 19th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Glaciologists have been unable to find the expected radioactive signals in the latest core they drilled from a Himalayan ice field, which suggests absence of accumulation of ... Read more...

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Sniffing biological, chemical weapons from distance gets closer to reality

September 27th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27 (ANI): American scientists have determined the structure of a light-transmitting compound that can one day be used in high-efficiency fibre optics, and in sensors to detect biological and ... Read more...

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