Chernobyl Disaster

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Name: Chernobyl Disaster
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Recognizing When Kids Benefit From Their Parents' Divorce - Dalton Conley

www.theatlantic.com: A growing body of literature now suggests that the earlier we turn back the clock in kids’ development, the more profound the impact of their environment. Early childhood is critical—race and class differences in achievement are pretty ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

If You’re a Nerd, This Is the Best Web Site on the Internet Right Now

"Congressional investigators seeking evidence of an improper relationship between Trask Industries and the Nixon White House are stymied when they discover that 18½ minutes of a meeting between Bolivar Trask and President Nixon have been completely erased." ... [Published Time - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

US actor Michael Douglas fronts disarmament initiative

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Hollywood actor Michael Douglas urged young people to use social media to push for arms control on Tuesday, as he launched a United Nations educational booklet on proliferation aimed at school and college studen ... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

CORK BASED CHARITY FORCED TO SUSPEND SOME OPERATIONS IN UKRAINE.

Monday 14 April 2014A Cork based charity has confirmed that it’s been forced to suspend itslife saving cardiac surgery programme for children affected by theChernobyl nuclear disaster as a result of the deterioratingsecurity situation in eastern Ukra ... [Published 103fm - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese govt. abandons nuclear-free future in face of public opposition

20:06An employee (C) of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) measures using a dosimeter at the central operating control room of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at Fukushima prefecture (Reuters/Koji ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Japan risks public outcry as it brings back nuclear power

Government plans to restart nation's 48 nuclear reactors, three years after the Fukushima disaster The Japanese government approved a new energy policy backing nuclear power on Friday despite widespread public wariness in the aftermath of the Fukushima ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Video Suggests a Mutated History

First it was the bent bullet video , suggesting that Magneto may have been responsible for the assassination of JFK. If you thought that was as far as 20th Century Fox Films was going with its Forrest Gump-style historical tie-ins to X-Men: ... [Published Mashable! - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

2014-04-02 - An international initiative studies radiation effects

With the help of EU funding, the Chernobyl Tissue Bank (CTB) is providing resources to fully research the health consequences of the 1986 Chernobyl accident.The explosion and fire in the graphite core of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant released some ... [Published Cordis - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Gerd Ludwig's long look at the Chernobyl disaster.

A German photojournalist recounts how he was given only a few seconds to shoot inside the Chernobyl reactor where an explosion caused a catastrophic nuclear meltdown. His shots were out of focus, so he begged his escort for more time. "He gave me a few ... [Published Environmental Health News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

16,000 Chernobyl Veterans Awarded Increased Compensation

MOSCOW, April 1 (RIA Novosti) - Chernobyl nuclear disaster veterans in Moscow will receive additional compensation in April, and many more people will be designated as veterans following a decision by Russia's Constitutional Court.Over 16,000 people who ... [Published RIA Novosti - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

In Chernobyl's Forests, Decay Is Terribly Stalled

Radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster is messing with local forests' ability to decay—and that's dangerous, both for local ecosystems and perhaps the area's neighbors. Researchers were concerned that decades after the disaster, dead trees in the ... [Published One News Page - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Radiation damage at the root of Chernobyl's ecosystems

Radiological damage to microbes near the site of the Chernobyl disaster has slowed the decomposition of fallen leaves and other plant matter in the area, according to a study just published in the journal Oecologia. The resulting buildup of dry, loose ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Mar 19 2014]

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Free thoughts: Facing April with trepidation [Published Wicked Local Barnstable - 12 hours ago]
Recognizing When Kids Benefit From Their Parent... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
Spotlight on Green News & Views: Keeping fossil... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 17 2014]
Recognizing When Kids Benefit From Their Parent... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 16 2014]
Recognizing When Kids Benefit From Their Parent... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 16 2014]
If You’re a Nerd, This Is the Best Web Site on ... [Published Time - Apr 16 2014]
If You’re a Nerd, This Is the Best Web Site on ... [Published TIME.com - Apr 16 2014]
Recognizing When Children Benefit From Divorce [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 16 2014]
A Russian attack on Ukraine may threaten its nu... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 15 2014]
US actor Michael Douglas fronts disarmament ini... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 15 2014]
New spectre in Ukraine: nuclear plants as targets [Published BDlive - Apr 15 2014]
Take a tour of Chernobyl 28yrs later [Published Thrillist - Apr 15 2014]
Natural leaders [Published European Oil and Gas - Apr 15 2014]
Chernobyl factor in the Ukraine Crisis by Benne... [Published Zaman - Apr 14 2014]
Top leaders cover up toxic ghost towns, ignore ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 14 2014]
CORK BASED CHARITY FORCED TO SUSPEND SOME OPERA... [Published 103fm - Apr 14 2014]
90-Strontium Released from the Fukushima Disast... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 14 2014]
Japanese govt. abandons nuclear-free future in ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 11 2014]
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Video Suggests a M... [Published Mashable! - Apr 11 2014]
Over 200 scientists to partake in conference on... [Published Belta - Apr 11 2014]
Japan risks public outcry as it brings back nuc... [Published Telegraph - Apr 11 2014]
UPDATE 3-Japan approves energy plan reinstating... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 11 2014]
Japan approves energy plan reinstating nuclear ... [Published Japan Today - Apr 11 2014]
Japan approves energy plan reinstating nuclear ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
UPDATE 1-Japan approves energy plan reinstating... [Published Reuters India - Apr 11 2014]
Letters to the editor [Published Craven Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Fukushima children to start school 200 miles aw... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 10 2014]
To Food with Love [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Apr 10 2014]
NRC rejects petition to expand emergency zones [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 10 2014]
‘Anti-radiation belt’ developed by Israeli firm... [Published Russia Today - Apr 09 2014]
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If You’re a Nerd, This Is the Best Web Site on ... [Published TIME.com - Apr 16 2014]
The next installment in the X-Men franchise, Days of Future Past , is close at hand — and that means the hype machine is being kicked into eighth gear. Twentieth Century Fox’s latest gambit is 25Moments.com , a “fictional experience from the world ...
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Video Suggests a M... [Published Mashable! - Apr 11 2014]
First it was the bent bullet video , suggesting that Magneto may have been responsible for the assassination of JFK. If you thought that was as far as 20th Century Fox Films was going with its Forrest Gump-style historical tie-ins to X-Men: ...
Anti nuclear movement strategy circa April 1991 [Published Atomic Insights - Mar 31 2014]
A friend of mine is cleaning out his basement in preparation for a move. He’s been in the nuclear industry for many years and actively participated in some of the public battles that activists have initiated to slow or halt new development and seek closure ...
How Bad Would a Nuclear Accident in North Korea... [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Mar 27 2014]
Would a nuclear meltdown inside North Korea be deadlier than the 1986 Chernobyl disaster? That question has set South Korea abuzz after President Park Geun-hye this week warned of the potentially devastating impact of an accident in the North. ...
Radiological Damage to Microbes Hampers Plant D... [Published Ecology Global Network - Mar 23 2014]
More than 25 years after an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant spewed large quantities of radioactive material across much of the western USSR and Europe, microbes near the site of the accident remain compromised in their ability ...
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