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#Radioactive

From TheJournal.ie Nuclear accident in Russia sent a radioactive cloud over Europe Harmless

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.

From TheJournal.ie Warning to locals as high rates of cancer-causing radioactive gas discovered in Galway Hotspot

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.

From TheJournal.ie World's most dangerous toy measured how much it contaminated children Radioactive

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland Watch Out

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland

The Parida caught fire late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine Radioactive

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole "dangerous" machine

The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.

From TheJournal.ie Video: How nuclear weapons are made Radioactive

Video: How nuclear weapons are made

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how a radioactive injection could be avoided when assessing cancer in children Diagnosis

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.

From TheJournal.ie Calm down: Higher radiation levels at Sellafield were just 'background radon' Its Grand

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico Dangerous

'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico

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

From TheJournal.ie Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death Mystery

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí renew appeal for stolen radioactive materials Highly Dangerous

Gardaí renew appeal for stolen radioactive materials

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

From TheJournal.ie Accident at Sellafield would have "no health effects in Ireland" Sellafield

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.

From TheJournal.ie France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death Arafat

France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death

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

From TheJournal.ie Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning Suspicions

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?

From TheJournal.ie Tuna fish carried radiation from Fukushima to the United States Radioactive

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.

From TheJournal.ie Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal

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

From TheJournal.ie Fukushima clean-up suspended suddenly over rising radiation Fukushima

Fukushima clean-up suspended suddenly over rising radiation

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…