News tagged with thyroid cancer

Shell, BASF offer millions in class action suit

(AP)—Shell Brasil SA and BASF SA have offered more than $20 million to settle a class-action lawsuit with former workers allegedly contaminated at a pesticide plant in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil's top labor court said ...

Feb 15, 2013
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Yahoo soap opera features new cast of leaders

(AP) -- Yahoo's dysfunctional turnaround efforts have morphed into a Silicon Valley soap opera, one that has taken another strange twist with the Internet company's ousting of CEO Scott Thompson just four ...

May 15, 2012
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Technology makes storing radioactive waste safer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have developed new technology capable of removing radioactive material from contaminated water and aiding clean-up efforts following nuclear ...

Oct 31, 2011
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Chernobyl nuke cleanup to be costly for decades

(AP) -- A quarter-century after the Chernobyl nuclear reactor explosion, a week of meetings on the world's worst nuclear accident pressed home the message that the Chernobyl cleanup will remain expensive ...

Apr 22, 2011
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Nuke crisis reignites debate on protective pills

(AP) -- The Japanese nuclear crisis has reignited a debate in the U.S. over the government's role in distributing a cheap anti-cancer drug to people living around nuclear power plants.

Mar 30, 2011
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So far, risk low from radiation in food in Japan

(AP) -- Radiation-tainted spinach from Japan's damaged nuclear reactors may sound scary, but here's a reality check: Even if any made it to stores there, you'd have to be Popeye to eat enough to worry.

Mar 21, 2011
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