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# radioactive - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean

Apr 13th 2021, 7:59 AM 26,765 Views 43 Comments

The move is fiercely opposed by local fishermen and residents.

# radioactive - Friday 10 November, 2017

Nuclear accident in Russia sent a radioactive cloud over Europe
# Harmless
# Harmless

Nuclear accident in Russia sent a radioactive cloud over Europe

Nov 10th 2017, 5:15 PM 27,953 Views 39 Comments

The cloud was detected in late September and was recorded as being of ‘no consequence’ to human health or the environment.

# radioactive - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway
# Hotspot
# Hotspot

Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway

Feb 28th 2017, 1:45 PM 22,226 Views 17 Comments

Up to 250 radon-related lung cancer cases are diagnosed in Ireland each year.

# radioactive - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

World's most dangerous toy measured how much it contaminated children
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

World's most dangerous toy measured how much it contaminated children

Feb 18th 2015, 3:30 PM 21,796 Views 23 Comments

This 1950s science set contained four types of uranium ore.

# radioactive - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland

Oct 8th 2014, 9:46 AM 8,235 Views 16 Comments

The Parida caught fire late last night.

# radioactive - 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 29,232 Views 27 Comments

The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.

# radioactive - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Video: How nuclear weapons are made
# Radioactive
# Radioactive

Video: How nuclear weapons are made

Aug 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,012 Views 21 Comments

Today is the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

# radioactive - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Here's how a radioactive injection could be avoided when assessing cancer in children
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

Here's how a radioactive injection could be avoided when assessing cancer in children

Feb 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,373 Views 3 Comments

Initial trials of the MRI scanning technique has shown similar results to PET/CT, without using a radioactive injection.

# radioactive - 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 6,808 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.

# radioactive - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico

Dec 4th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,844 Views 18 Comments

The material could not be used in a conventional nuclear weapon.

# radioactive - Friday 8 November, 2013

Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death
# Mystery
# Mystery

Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death

Nov 8th 2013, 10:13 AM 9,623 Views 69 Comments

Swiss scientists have found “moderate” evidence to support the notion that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium – and the Palestinians want to get to the bottom of what happened.

# radioactive - 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 6,487 Views 42 Comments

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

# radioactive - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Accident at Sellafield would have "no health effects in Ireland"
# Sellafield
# Sellafield

Accident at Sellafield would have "no health effects in Ireland"

Nov 27th 2012, 4:02 PM 10,270 Views 71 Comments

Department of the Environment releases report from independent experts on risk to Ireland of a radioactive leak at the Cumbrian nuclear site as it is being decommissioned.

# radioactive - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death
# Arafat
# Arafat

France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death

Aug 28th 2012, 8:10 PM 7,355 Views 12 Comments

Inquiry comes on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.

# radioactive - Friday 24 August, 2012

Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning
# Suspicions
# Suspicions

Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning

Aug 24th 2012, 11:16 AM 4,273 Views 8 Comments

A nine-month investigation by Al Jazeera found elevated levels of polonium on some of Arafat’s belongings. Was he poisoned?

# radioactive - 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 8,642 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.

# radioactive - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal
# Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal

Feb 8th 2012, 7:35 PM 2,854 Views 3 Comments

The imported coal was distributed to schools, an orphanage and a home for the elderly in Kyrgyzstan.

# radioactive - 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 861 Views 3 Comments

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