News tagged with nuclear emergency

What will threaten us in 2040?

Could terrorists of the future use a swarm of tiny robots -- less an a quarter-inch high -- to attack their targets? Will new bio materials be able to target individuals carrying specific genetic markers? Could cyber-attackers ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Other
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Japan bans Fukushima rice for radiation

Japan on Thursday announced its first ban on rice produced near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant after samples showed radioactive contamination well above legal limits.

dateNov 17, 2011 in Other
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Developmental drug helps protect against radiation damage

A drug currently under development at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine protects cells from the damaging effects of radiation exposure, a new study suggests. Results of the study, Abstract Number 3988, are being ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Cancer
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