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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Radioactive

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Japan to release treated radioactive water from Fukushima plant into ocean
The move is fiercely opposed by local fishermen and residents.
Nuclear accident in Russia sent a radioactive cloud over Europe
The cloud was detected in late September and was recorded as being of ‘no consequence’ to human health or the environment.
Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway
Up to 250 radon-related lung cancer cases are diagnosed in Ireland each year.
World's most dangerous toy measured how much it contaminated children
This 1950s science set contained four types of uranium ore.
Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland
The Parida caught fire late last night.
Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine
The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.
Video: How nuclear weapons are made
Today is the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Here's how a radioactive injection could be avoided when assessing cancer in children
Initial trials of the MRI scanning technique has shown similar results to PET/CT, without using a radioactive injection.
Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon'
All non-essential staff at the site were asked not to report to work this morning because of the elevated radiation levels detected overnight.
'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico
The material could not be used in a conventional nuclear weapon.
Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death
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.
Gardaí renew appeal for stolen radioactive materials
The stolen radioactive materials that were stolen at the end of September are highly dangerous.
Accident at Sellafield would have "no health effects in Ireland"
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.
France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death
Inquiry comes on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.
Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning
A nine-month investigation by Al Jazeera found elevated levels of polonium on some of Arafat’s belongings. Was he poisoned?
Tuna fish carried radiation from Fukushima to the United States
Scientists say the bluefin tuna absorbed radioactive cesium from swimming in contaminated waters and feeding on contaminated prey such as krill and squid.
Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal
The imported coal was distributed to schools, an orphanage and a home for the elderly in Kyrgyzstan.
Fukushima clean-up suspended suddenly over rising radiation
Plant operators are still working to remove highly toxic contaminated water from the tsunami-stricken plant.