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#Radiation

# radiation - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# radiation - Saturday 27 December, 2014

# radiation - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine

The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.

# radiation - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

We're being exposed to more radiation than before

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

“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'

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

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

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

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

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"

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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?

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

New solar storm detection centre for Europe

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

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 This post contains videos

How to be 'proactively protective' with your mobile

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Video: Huge fire on Russian nuclear submarine finally put out

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

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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’

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

From The42 MMA's very own Radioactive Man heads to Fukushima Charity This post contains images

MMA's very own Radioactive Man heads to Fukushima

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'

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

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# radiation - Saturday 11 June, 2011

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

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

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

# radiation - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Japan's PM Naoto Kan survives no-confidence vote over handling of nuclear crisis

However, his success today may be short-lived, as he has pledged to resign once Japan’s recovery is on track.

Eight ways to reduce the health risks from mobile phone radiation Mobile Phones This post contains a poll

Eight ways to reduce the health risks from mobile phone radiation

The World Heath Organisation has officially classified mobiles as “possibly carcinogenic” after a new international study. Here are some simple steps to cut your exposure to the radiation that may be a danger.

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