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Yasser Afrafat’s body to be exhumed


July 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, July 4 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has agreed to exhume late president Yasser Arafat's body for examination at the request of some of his family members, a ... Read more...

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Radioactive waste from Japan shipped to China


June 5th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) China has intercepted 1,127 tonnes of waste metals from Japan with excessive gamma radiation that was shipped to the eastern coastal city of Ningbo, customs officials ... Read more...

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Cure cancer in just two hours


January 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) A radioactive "paste" could cure skin cancer in just two hours, say researchers.It can destroy tumours caused by skin cancers without surgery or conventional radiotherapy.The ... Read more...

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Radioactive material on way to Iran seized in Moscow


December 16th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Radioactive material which was on its way to Iran was Friday seized at an airport in Moscow, a media report said.The 18 pieces of radioactive metal ... Read more...

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Radioactive water spills out of Japan nuke plant after quake


April 8th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 8 (ANI): Radioactive water spilled from pools holding spent nuclear fuel rods at the Onagawa power plant in Miyagi Prefecture after an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale rocked ... Read more...

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Common freshwater algae holds promise for nuclear clean-up


March 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): At a meeting of the American Chemical Society in Anaheim, California, scientists said that common freshwater algae might hold a key to cleaning up after disasters such as ... Read more...

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China to check its food, water for radiation


March 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.29 (ANI): China's Ministry of Health has ordered local administrators in 14 areas, including Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and some coastal provinces to test their drinking water and food for radiation.The move ... Read more...

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Radio-guided op safe, simple way to remove cancerous nodules in lung


February 28th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Italian researchers have suggested that using tiny spheres of radioactive liquid to guide surgeons as they remove potentially cancerous material in the lungs is safe and more effective ... Read more...

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Boffins achieve greater precision in determining meteorites’ age


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists have aged dated a group of meteorites with far greater precision than previously possible - by using a different type of radioactive dating on a particularly difficult ... Read more...

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Novel radiotracer raises hopes of easy Alzheimer’s diagnosis


June 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Diagnosing Alzheimer's could soon become easier, thanks to a novel radioactive compound.A trial of the new radiotracer known as 18F-AV-45 safely distinguished the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients ... Read more...

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Is radioactive fish a cause for worry?


June 1st, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Montpelier, Jun 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fishes containing the radioactive isotope strontium-90 have been found in the Connecticut River. Some environmentalists blame the radioactive fish on the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant ... Read more...

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Decontamination of New Delhi’s radioactive hotspots underway


May 17th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Experts have started the process of decontaminating radiation hotspots in New Delhi.Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) officials visited the ... Read more...

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Radiation risk still remains in Delhi scrap market: Greenpeace


May 15th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Greenpeace has said there are still radiation-related risks to people at a scrap market in New Delhi where a person died last month after exposure to Cobalt-60 ... Read more...

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Water was present during Earth’s birth


May 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Volatile elements - most likely to include water - were present during the violent process of the Earth's birth between 30 and 100 million years after the solar ... Read more...

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Nuclear specialists declare Delhi University safe


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Nuclear specialists have declared Delhi University safe after inspecting the radioactive material storage room.Experts from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) began their scrutiny of the ... Read more...

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Delhi Government to compensate the fatal victim of radiation scrap material


April 29th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): The Delhi Government has announced a monetary compensation for the family of Rajender, who died of multiple organ failure after exposure to a radioactive metal.Delhi Health ... Read more...

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Man exposed to radiation dies at AIIMS


April 27th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): A man hospitalized at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) earlier this month after radiation exposure, died of multiple-organ failure on Monday.Thirty-five year old Rajender, ... Read more...

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No CCTV video to facilitate Kaiga nuke plant probe


November 30th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mallapur (Karnataka), Nov 30 (ANI): Investigating agencies are finding it tough to probe the alleged leak at the Kaiga nuclear plant here, as no CCTV cameras were placed near the water cooler, ... Read more...

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Kaiga nuke leak, a malevolent act: Kakodkar


November 29th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Mallapur (Karnataka), Nov.29 (ANI): Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar on Sunday said the leakage at the Kaiga nuclear plant here, which left 55 persons sick with radioactive poisoning, appears to have ... Read more...

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Radiation leak at Kaiga nuke plant leaves 55 sick


November 29th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Mallapur (Karnataka), Nov 29 (ANI): A radiation leak at the Kaiga Nuclear Plant in Karnataka's north Kannada district has left 55 employees in the maintenance unit falling sick in the suspected radiation ... Read more...

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No harm to public from Kaiga atomic plant leak: official


November 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Contamination of drinking water by radiation at the state-run Kaiga atomic power plant in northwest Karnataka has been contained to avert harm to the public, health and environment, ... Read more...

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Radioactive isotope in ice core record reflects solar activity over 600 years


July 4th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have analyzed Beryllium-10, a radioactive isotope, found from the NGRIP ice core, Greenland, which reflects solar activity over the past 600 years.Beryllium-10, a radioactive isotope, is produced ... Read more...

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Nuke bomb tests can help to identify fake whisky


May 3rd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Researchers at the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, which is funded by the National Environmental Research Council, have discovered that they can pinpoint the date of a whisky by ... Read more...

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Globe warming CO2 can be measured in wines bouquet


November 27th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Scientists have found that the amount of fossil-fuel-derived carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air over the vineyard can be measured in the wines alcohol.According to a report ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission vital for exploring Mars: Kalam


June 26th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) India's upcoming lunar mission is vital for space explorations as moon will become an intermediate platform for Mars, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said here Thursday. With five ... Read more...

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Meandering rivers fight pollution better


March 13th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Do not be misled by the size of the rivers. Small rivers can be as efficient as the longer ones when it comes to cleansing themselves - provided ... Read more...

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International solar mission to end after weathering down of machinery


February 23rd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): The joint NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) Ulysses mission to study the sun and its influence on surrounding space is likely to cease operations in the next ... Read more...

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Mission Ulysses to study sun nearing its end


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) The long-running Ulysses mission, which was launched to study the sun's poles and its influence on surrounding space, is coming to an end. After more than 17 ... Read more...

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Radiation sensor-installed mobiles may help thwart nuclear terrorism


January 23rd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 23 (ANI): It may soon be possible to utilise cellular phones as radars to thwart nuclear terrorism.Purdue University researchers in Indiana are developing a system to create an array ... Read more...

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First stage of planet formation took place 4568 million years ago


December 20th, 2007 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new research has dated the earliest step in the formation of the solar system when microscopic interstellar dust combined into mountain-sized chunks of rock to 4,568 million ... Read more...

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Nuclear reactor workers at dramatically higher risk of cancer


November 30th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London , Nov 30 (ANI): A report has suggested that cancer risk for people exposed to radioactive tritium, commonly discharged in large amounts by civil and military nuclear plants around the world, ... Read more...

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