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February 21, 2017

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February 21, 2017

Nuclear Regulation: Safety Is Valued Too Low, Research Review Shows

Feb. 3, 2017 — The benchmark used by the Office for Nuclear Regulation for judging how much should be spent on nuclear safety has no basis in evidence and places insufficient value on human life, suggests a new ... read more

Nov. 3, 2016 — The new SPIRAL2 particle accelerator at the French large heavy-ion accelerator GANIL (CNRS/CEA), inaugurated on November 3, will be able to produce immensely powerful particle beams, enabling ... read more

Scientists Demonstrate a Novel Physical Cryptographic Technique That May Have Applicability to Future Nuclear Disarmament Agreements

Sep. 20, 2016 — A new article describes successful demonstration of cryptographic technique that may have applicability to future nuclear disarmament ... read more

Plutonium Keeps Its Electrons Close to Home

Sep. 15, 2016 — Extremely complex plutonium has ties to energy and security. Scientists found that plutonium's behavior, in plutonium tetrafluoride, can be attributed to atoms hoarding ... read more

Sep. 13, 2016 — A new particle accelerator generating radioactive isotopes for use in nuclear chemistry will be employed to create new medical radiopharmaceuticals, report ... read more

Sep. 9, 2016 — Scientists have developed numerous models to predict how much fuel remains inside Earth to drive its engines -- and estimates vary widely -- but the true amount remains unknown. In a new article, a ... read more

Sep. 8, 2016 — The mining and milling of Canadian uranium contributes very few greenhouse gases to nuclear power’s already low emissions, a research group has ... read more

New PET Scan for Prostate Cancer Patients

Sep. 6, 2016 — A new effective PET/CT scan for prostate cancer patients can detect the location and extent of cancer that has recurred after initial treatment. Prostate PET/CT scans can detect cancer earlier than ... read more

Insight Into Radioactive Isotope Could Lead to Cancer Breakthrough

Sep. 1, 2016 — Research uncovers the true properties of rare radioactive metal that could provide key to targeted cancer drugs, report ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — Scientists have captured the fundamental chemistry of the element berkelium, or Bk on the periodic ... read more

Hexagonal Boron Nitride Semiconductors Enable Cost-Effective Detection of Neutron Signals

Aug. 16, 2016 — Researchers have developed an alternative material -- hexagonal boron nitride semiconductors -- for neutron detection. This material fulfills many key requirements for helium gas detector ... read more

Scientists Protect Mice from Gamma Radiation With Deinococcus Elixir

Aug. 8, 2016 — They call it "Conan the Bacterium," and now it may be used to help save lives in the event of a nuclear disaster or terrorist attack. Researchers have discovered a potent manganese ... read more

New Method Can Identify Chemical Warfare Agents More Easily

July 13, 2016 — A new method for extracting, enriching and identifying chemical warfare agents from oils and other organic liquids could help government officials and homeland security protect civilians more ... read more

July 11, 2016 — For the first time, researchers have coupled the nuclear spins of distant atoms using just a single ... read more

Radiocarbon Dating Suggests Joint Cartilage Can't Renew

July 6, 2016 — Using radiocarbon dating as a forensic tool, researchers have found that human cartilage rarely renews in adulthood, suggesting that joint diseases may be harder to treat than previously ... read more

Laser Uranium Enrichment Technology May Create New Proliferation Risks

June 27, 2016 — A new laser-based uranium enrichment technology may provide a hard-to-detect pathway to nuclear weapons production, according to a forthcoming ... read more

June 16, 2016 — Certain heavy barium nuclei have long been predicted to exhibit pear-like shapes. Scientists demonstrated the existence of this exotic shape by taking advantage of breakthroughs in the acceleration ... read more

June 13, 2016 — Researchers are investigating a new material that might help in nuclear fuel recycling and waste reduction by capturing certain gases released during reprocessing more efficiently than today's ... read more

New Approach to Nuclear Structure Cuts Amount of Computational Power Required

June 1, 2016 — The atomic nucleus is highly complex. Understanding this complexity often requires a tremendous amount of computational power. In a new study researchers propose a new approach to nuclear structure ... read more

Amid Terror Threats, New Hope for Radiation Antidote

June 1, 2016 — Researchers have identified promising drugs that could lead to the first antidote for radiation exposure that might result from a dirty bomb terror attack or a nuclear accident such as ... read more

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