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Here Lies Plutonium-239, Born 1958 - Died 25,658

May Plutonium-239 rest in peace, once it’s half-life of 24,000 years has passed. Only 23,943 years to go.

When the U.S. was done having a field day with nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands we just decided to bury everything in a questionably constructed earthen tomb (which was actually the crater left by a nuclear bomb). 81 more words

Human Rights

Cancer center under investigation for radiation treatment errors

An internal probe at a St. Cloud cancer center found that patients were given incorrect doses of radiation that could have resulted in their cancer returning or caused tissue damage. 268 more words

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5.0M Earthquake -Attu, Alaska -Natural Origins or Synthetic Geophysical Feedback Loop?

A 5.0 Earthquake registered just west of Attu Island, Alaska. 100.0km depth EQ’s are common in this region as explained below. this is about one half of that depth which asks other questions of the event. 706 more words

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Radiation Errors Investigated At St. Cloud Cancer Center

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — An internal investigation has found that some patients at the CentraCare Health Coborn Cancer Center in St. Cloud received improper doses of radiation, resulting in discipline and firings of some employees. 410 more words

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Radioactivity detected in 2 places at Czech Temelin nuclear station

Radioactivity unexpectedly detected in 2 places at Czech Temelin nuclear plant, no safety risk http://www.startribune.com/radioactivity-detected-in-2-places-at-czech-nuclear-plant/311569951/Associated Press JULY 3, 2015  PRAGUE — An official says low radioactivity has been unexpectedly detected in two places outside one of the two reactors at a Czech nuclear power plant. 67 more words

EUROPE

Could Your Cell Phone Be Making You Sick?

It is no secret that we depend more on our phones than ever before.  Many of us stay connected to our mobile devices 24/7.  We use them not only as a means of communication, but to perform many daily tasks such as paying bills, obtaining news, entertainment, shopping and so on. 395 more words

Healthy Living

New gamma camera design

Dear Reader,

Having an academic interest in nuclear accident chemistry I search the literature every now and then for articles which mention “Fukushima”, I saw one which caught my interest it was about an… 1,031 more words

Radioactivity