Background Radiation

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Group: no Fukushima radiation in Oregon

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:SALEM, Oregon — A group testing West Coast waters for radiation from a damaged Japanese nuclear power plant says no evidence of contamination has been found in Oregon.The ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Car market.kg: deadly

Daily at least one car with high background radiation is imported in Kyrgyzstan from Japan or China. This is only official statistics. In fact, there are much more contaminated by radiation cars in the country is, and not all of them are under arrest. ... [Published 24.kg - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima’s Real Threat: Undue Fear

The Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Reactor 1 to 4 from right to left.Our reaction to the crisis in Fukushima Daiichi has been and continues to be generally irrational.  Contrary to the assertions of some ... [Published Disinformation - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

New UAV for background radiation monitoring

UAV systems has developed background radiation monitoring system for Russian meteorology and ecological monitoring corporation Rosgidromet. The base of the system is serially produced scintillational wide-range intellectual x-ray and gamma emission detection ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Panning for dark matter in an Australian gold mine

"LV IN the hole!" Luke Norsworthy barks into the radio as our light vehicle bounces into a shaft in the Australian outback.Norsworthy is the electrical supervisor at Stawell mine, 3 hours' drive from Melbourne. The mine yields some 85 kilograms of pure ... [Published New Scientist - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

NRC Science 101: The What and How of Geiger Counters

NRC Science 101: The What and How of Geiger Counters Leave a comment Posted by Moderator on July 15, 2014Joe DeCiccoSenior Health PhysicistSource Management and Protection Branch In earlier Science 101 posts, we talked about ionizing radiation and ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

OSU Develops Portable Radiation Detector

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Some nuclear engineers at Oregon State University say they’ve developed radiation detectors that a small, portable an inexpensive.They say the devices tell what kind of radiation is around them, how much and if it’s a health risk, according ... [Published KEZI-TV - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Gun violence a public-health issue? You bet it is

Dr. Mehmet Oz Dr. Michael RoizenAsk the doctorsQ: I read that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to get involved in studying gun violence. Guns aren’t a disease. Why would the CDC get involved? — Fred B., Evanston, Ill.A: Guns may not ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

An impossible radiation level

Regarding the July 4 editorial, “ Questions about nuclear safety “: There was no reason to evacuate Fukushima. The evacuation was caused by overly strict laws, not by radiation. The 1,600 deaths cited in the editorial should be blamed on the overly strict ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Why gun violence is a public health issue; air travel radiation

Q: I read that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to get involved in studying gun violence. Guns aren't a disease. Why would the CDC get involved? — Fred B., Evanston, Ill.A: Guns may not be a disease, but the damage they cause is a ... [Published News Sentinel - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

What are spent fuel pools?

Hey, sometimes you just wanna go for a swim, right?Let’s say your neighborhood pool is closed and it’s too cold to jump in the lake. If you snuck into a nuclear power station, would it be safe to go swimming in the spent nuclear fuel pool?This is a deep ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gamma Spectroscopy System

Solicitation: The spectrometer will consist of three components: 1) High Purity Germanium detector (the spectrometer central part); 2) Digital Signal Analyzer (an electronic signal processing unit); 3) lead shield (an enclosure that protects the detector ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jun 29 2014]

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...is mission critical," said Bernd Friedrich, product line manager for radiation measurement and security instruments, Thermo Fisher Scientific. "The RadEye SPRD represents our continuing commitment to ensuring that the professionals responsible for keeping the public safe from radiological threats always have access to the best tools possible."
The Prime Minister Dzhoomart Otorbayev confirmed that radiated machines are not accepted back. "There is a definite problem. International regulations should be taken when burial. Consumers themselves should clearly understand that this product will never be realized in Kyrgyzstan. It is necessary to punish by imposing a fine. Actually all containers should be opened and inspected during customs clearance. But the practice is that they (customs officers -"
Rosgidromet representative commented on UAV systems, LLC. work: "Thanks to the new system we now can more quickly and effectively solve tasks, which affect directly on public safety. Its importance is difficult to overestimate. I'm glad we were able to develop such an outstanding modern instrument for radiation background monitoring. The project declared successful, implementation started."
...ceasefire proposal to end the fighting between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement, its foreign minister Samaeh Shukri said on Saturday. "It provides the needs of all sides and we will continue offering it and we hope to get their support as soon as possible" Reuters quoted him as saying at a press conference with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius, who recently discussed the Gaza crisis with Egyptian President...

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Group: no Fukushima radiation in Oregon [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 5 hours ago]
Oregon coast: No Fukushima radiation yet [Published Statesman Journal - 17 hours ago]
Fukushima: Bad and Getting Worse [Published CounterPunch - Jul 27 2014]
Thermo Fisher Scientific : New Handheld Radiati... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
Car market.kg: deadly [Published 24.kg - Jul 24 2014]
Fukushima’s Real Threat: Undue Fear [Published Disinformation - Jul 23 2014]
New UAV for background radiation monitoring [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
New UAV for background radiation monitoring [Published Space Daily - Jul 22 2014]
Fukushima: Bad and Getting Worse [Published Peak Oil - Jul 20 2014]
​Over 20 soldiers dead in Egypt checkpoint attack [Published Russia Today - Jul 20 2014]
EPA’s Excessive Radiation Limits Are Costly, Un... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
VSC LLC handles a cargo of enriched uranium for... [Published Portnews - Jul 18 2014]
Fracking contaminates U.S. surface with radioac... [Published Natural News - Jul 18 2014]
Patent Issued for Method of Infrared Thermograp... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 17 2014]
Panning for dark matter in an Australian gold mine [Published New Scientist - Jul 16 2014]
NRC Science 101: The What and How of Geiger Cou... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 15 2014]
'MiniSpec' sophisticated radiation detector des... [Published Medical News Today - Jul 15 2014]
New Technology Will Make You Love Going to the ... [Published Wall Street Pit - Jul 14 2014]
OSU Develops Portable Radiation Detector [Published KEZI-TV - Jul 14 2014]
The (natural) radiation in our food [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 14 2014]
Absurd Radiation Limits Are A Trillion Dollar W... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 13 2014]
Gun violence a public-health issue? You bet it is [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Jul 13 2014]
Sophisticated radiation detector designed for b... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 10 2014]
The NRC Considers Amending Radioactive Release ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 10 2014]
An impossible radiation level [Published Japan Times - Jul 09 2014]
What’s Killing the Children in Jadugora, India? [Published Bloomberg - Jul 09 2014]
Radiactivity in the Isle of Man: No cause for a... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Jul 08 2014]
Why gun violence is a public health issue; air ... [Published News Sentinel - Jul 07 2014]
Plant Site Boundary Radiation Measurements and ... [Published Yes Vermont Yankee - Jul 06 2014]
Modular Smart Phone, New Reading [Published PRWeb - Jul 05 2014]
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NRC Science 101: The What and How of Geiger Cou... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 15 2014]
NRC Science 101: The What and How of Geiger Counters Leave a comment Posted by Moderator on July 15, 2014Joe DeCiccoSenior Health PhysicistSource Management and Protection Branch In earlier Science 101 posts, we talked about ionizing radiation and ...
The NRC Considers Amending Radioactive Release ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 10 2014]
The NRC Considers Amending Radioactive Release Regulations Leave a comment Posted by Moderator on July 10, 2014Tanya E. HoodProject ManagerOffice of New Reactors  Part of the NRC’s mission includes making sure nuclear power plants control and monitor ...
Plant Site Boundary Radiation Measurements and ... [Published Yes Vermont Yankee - Jul 06 2014]
Measuring Low Level Radiation At the Site Boundary The NRC requires careful control of the maximum radiation dose at the site boundary of a nuclear power plant.  For a non-specialist like myself, the NRC document  10 CFR Part 20 is not easy to ...
Barnen i Fukushima dör! [Published Tjernobyl och Kärnkraftsbloggen - Jun 16 2014]
Fukushima’s Children are Dying Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima , thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times (40x) normal. More than 48 percent of some 375,000 young people—nearly ...
Fukushima påverkar USA [Published Tjernobyl och Kärnkraftsbloggen - Jun 15 2014]
Post-Fukushima radiation levels near US shores continue to increase © Photo: FWC Facebook Fan pageRadiation levels in Albacore tuna have tripled post-Fukushima, according to Oregon State University (OSU) researchers. The scientists came to that conclusion ...
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