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#Radiation

# radiation - Thursday 26 May, 2022

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says
# EPA
# EPA

170,000 homes across Ireland thought to be at risk from Radon gas, EPA says

May 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 23,530 Views 11 Comments

The gas is linked to around 350 new cases of lung cancer in Ireland every year.

# radiation - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Increase in number of patients accidentally exposed to ionising radiation in hospitals
# HIQA
# HIQA

Increase in number of patients accidentally exposed to ionising radiation in hospitals

Sep 15th 2021, 10:50 AM 34,043 Views 5 Comments

The most common error reported to Hiqa in 2020 involved exposure to the wrong person.

# radiation - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

May 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,544 Views 163 Comments

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# radiation - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Highly dangerous radioactive materials stolen four years ago still missing
# Danger Danger
# Danger Danger

Highly dangerous radioactive materials stolen four years ago still missing

Sep 9th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,152 Views 19 Comments

The highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords in 2013.

# radiation - Monday 4 September, 2017

Government says chances of a nuclear disaster impacting Ireland is low - but there is a risk
# Radiation
# Radiation

Government says chances of a nuclear disaster impacting Ireland is low - but there is a risk

Sep 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,257 Views 19 Comments

The costs associated with such a disaster range from €4 billion to €161 billion,

# radiation - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack
# NotPetya
# NotPetya

Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system hit by cyberattack

Jun 27th 2017, 8:19 PM 11,651 Views 14 Comments

The attacks began in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and the US.

# radiation - Friday 16 June, 2017

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning
# Fake Samples
# Fake Samples

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning

Jun 16th 2017, 9:58 PM 23,340 Views 9 Comments

The 59-year-old duped teenagers and woman into believing he worked for the Ministry of Defence.

# radiation - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland
# Radiation
# Radiation

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland

Dec 8th 2016, 1:34 PM 8,653 Views 56 Comments

A recent BBC panorama investigation suggested there were serious safety concerns at the plant.

# radiation - Monday 28 November, 2016

Radon levels 24 times the accepted level found in house
# Radiation
# Radiation

Radon levels 24 times the accepted level found in house

Nov 28th 2016, 8:14 PM 41,701 Views 32 Comments

That’s the radiation equivalent of getting 17 chest X-rays every day.

# radiation - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone

Mar 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 46,694 Views 42 Comments

Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .

# radiation - Saturday 27 December, 2014

This solar flare put on a better show than any Christmas lights
# Radiation
# Radiation

This solar flare put on a better show than any Christmas lights

Dec 27th 2014, 3:44 PM 15,360 Views 10 Comments

Stunning.

# radiation - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine

Aug 28th 2014, 7:20 PM 29,250 Views 27 Comments

The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.

# radiation - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

We're being exposed to more radiation than before
# Fallout Boys
# Fallout Boys

We're being exposed to more radiation than before

Jul 9th 2014, 10:53 AM 7,213 Views 18 Comments

It’s only slightly more, thankfully.

# radiation - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life
# Cancer
# Cancer

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life

May 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 17,143 Views 56 Comments

“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”

# radiation - Friday 31 January, 2014

Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon'
# Its Grand
# Its Grand

Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon'

Jan 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 6,831 Views 29 Comments

All non-essential staff at the site were asked not to report to work this morning because of the elevated radiation levels detected overnight.

# radiation - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Arafat's death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert
# Death
# Death

Arafat's death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert

Dec 26th 2013, 11:06 AM 5,904 Views 43 Comments

While a Swiss lab report said that Arafat was probably poisoned by polonium, this is the second study to rule it out.

# radiation - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Gardaí renew appeal for stolen radioactive materials
# Highly Dangerous
# Highly Dangerous

Gardaí renew appeal for stolen radioactive materials

Oct 9th 2013, 10:22 AM 6,506 Views 42 Comments

The stolen radioactive materials that were stolen at the end of September are highly dangerous.

# radiation - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords
# High Risk
# High Risk

Highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords

Oct 2nd 2013, 12:50 PM 28,318 Views 131 Comments

The lightening preventers have a high dose of radiation and people are urged not to touch or approach the rods if found.

# radiation - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima
# Japan
# Japan

Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima

Sep 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,918 Views 12 Comments

As news broke this week of toxic water leaking from the plant, surfers say they are worried – but not enough to stay out of the waves there.

# radiation - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Fukushima leak upgraded to a "serious incident"
# Contaminated
# Contaminated

Fukushima leak upgraded to a "serious incident"

Aug 28th 2013, 8:25 AM 5,810 Views 14 Comments

The nuclear regulator in Japan had originally given it a rating of Level 1, an ‘anomaly’.

# radiation - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Here's what electromagnetic force field from a laptop looks like
# Force Be With You
# Force Be With You

Here's what electromagnetic force field from a laptop looks like

Jul 7th 2013, 11:30 AM 15,755 Views 29 Comments

Beautiful, but you might think twice about sitting with your computer directly on your lap.

# radiation - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland
# Energy
# Energy

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland

May 22nd 2013, 6:04 PM 6,808 Views 77 Comments

A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.

# radiation - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Space weather: What on earth is that anyway?
# Solar Storms
# Solar Storms

Space weather: What on earth is that anyway?

Apr 4th 2013, 6:31 AM 6,049 Views 5 Comments

(Well, it’s not on Earth, for one thing).

New solar storm detection centre for Europe
# Solar Storms
# Solar Storms

New solar storm detection centre for Europe

Apr 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,003 Views 11 Comments

The centre in Brussels is part of wider system that tracks objects in space that threaten to collide with the Earth.

# radiation - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Gamma-ray burst blasted the Earth in 8th century
# Black Holes
# Black Holes

Gamma-ray burst blasted the Earth in 8th century

Jan 22nd 2013, 1:45 PM 10,927 Views 17 Comments

Space scientists have built on a study by an astrophysicist of the rings of ancient cedar trees – and concluded that two black holes collided.

# radiation - Sunday 28 October, 2012

How to be 'proactively protective' with your mobile
# Phone Safety
# Phone Safety

How to be 'proactively protective' with your mobile

Oct 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 10,131 Views 30 Comments

Questions remain over the long-term effects of mobiles. What proactive precautions can you take, just in case?

# radiation - Friday 26 October, 2012

Fukushima fish radiation may indicate leak: study
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima fish radiation may indicate leak: study

Oct 26th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,871 Views 9 Comments

Higher-than-normal radiation levels have been found in fish caught off Japan’s east coast, which could indicate the plant is still leaking.

# radiation - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 2,153 Views 0 Comments

A new study shows that the tail of the pancreas is exposed to radiation, patients are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes later in life.

# radiation - Monday 30 July, 2012

Automatic shutdown at South Korea nuclear reactor
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Automatic shutdown at South Korea nuclear reactor

Jul 30th 2012, 11:01 AM 2,426 Views 0 Comments

Operators of the nuclear plant ruled out any possible radiation leak at the plant after the automatic shutdown.

# radiation - Monday 28 May, 2012

Tuna fish carried radiation from Fukushima to the United States
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

Tuna fish carried radiation from Fukushima to the United States

May 28th 2012, 9:45 PM 8,656 Views 23 Comments

Scientists say the bluefin tuna absorbed radioactive cesium from swimming in contaminated waters and feeding on contaminated prey such as krill and squid.

# radiation - Friday 30 December, 2011

Video: Huge fire on Russian nuclear submarine finally put out
# Fire
# Fire

Video: Huge fire on Russian nuclear submarine finally put out

Dec 30th 2011, 5:54 PM 1,585 Views 1 Comment

Officials insisted there had been no radiation leak during the blaze, which raged for hours as firefighters battled the flames.

# radiation - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Fukushima operator considers releasing treated plant water into sea
# Japan
# Japan

Fukushima operator considers releasing treated plant water into sea

Dec 8th 2011, 12:29 PM 1,486 Views 4 Comments

Tokyo Electric Power says it is running out of room to store decontaminated water that was used to cool down the damaged reactors at Fukushima.

# radiation - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 13th 2011, 11:00 AM 100 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# radiation - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Column: ‘The very mention of nuclear power sends people into a flutter’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘The very mention of nuclear power sends people into a flutter’

Aug 24th 2011, 7:47 AM 222 Views 51 Comments

After Fukushima, nuclear power has become a bogeyman – but we shouldn’t dismiss it out of hand, writes physicist David Robert Grimes.

# radiation - Monday 8 August, 2011

MMA's very own Radioactive Man heads to Fukushima
# Charity
From The42
# Charity

MMA's very own Radioactive Man heads to Fukushima

Aug 8th 2011, 2:52 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

Enson Inoue likes armbarring people into submission, kneeing large men in the face until they lose consciousness, and dogs. In fact he’s willing to brave life-threatening radiation to feed them.

# radiation - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Fatal radiation levels at Fukushima now 'off the scale'
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Fatal radiation levels at Fukushima now 'off the scale'

Aug 2nd 2011, 10:28 AM 1,024 Views 1 Comment

Levels of radiation in some areas of the plant are so high they would be lethal within one hour.

# radiation - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Fukushima clean-up suspended suddenly over rising radiation
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Fukushima clean-up suspended suddenly over rising radiation

Jun 18th 2011, 10:26 AM 895 Views 3 Comments

Plant operators are still working to remove highly toxic contaminated water from the tsunami-stricken plant.

# radiation - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Thousands attend anti-nuclear rallies in Japan to mark earthquake and tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Thousands attend anti-nuclear rallies in Japan to mark earthquake and tsunami

Jun 11th 2011, 1:22 PM 183 Views 0 Comments

The natural disasters sparked the world’s worst nuclear disaster in over 25 years, renewing a national debate on the safety of nuclear power.

# radiation - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Japan doubles radiation leak estimate for Fukushima plant
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Japan doubles radiation leak estimate for Fukushima plant

Jun 7th 2011, 9:48 AM 338 Views 0 Comments

Early estimates of the amount of radiation released by the accident at the nuclear power plant have been more than doubled.

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