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Chernobyl radiation could be linked to rising number of thyroid cancers in Belgian children

Posted by External 50 days ago General — Exposure to radioactive fallout from the April 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident in Belgium may have increased the incidence of thyroid cancer in those exposed as children. Read More
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Cellphone Radiation Study Reignites Cancer Questions

Posted by External 61 days ago General — Exposure to radiofrequency radiation was linked to tumor formation in rats in a new study. Read More
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Alien Life? Radiation May Erase Mars, Europa Fossils

Posted by External 64 days ago General — Radiation from beyond the solar system may destroy any organic fossils lying on the surface of Mars or Jupiter's icy moon Europa. Read More
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Radiation causes blindness in wild animals in Chernobyl

Posted by External 165 days ago General — This year marks 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Vast amounts of radioactive particles spread over large areas in Europe. Read More
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New way to absorb electromagnetic radiation demonstrated

Posted by External 195 days ago General — It is possible to fully absorb electromagnetic radiation using an anisotropic crystal, report scientists. Electromagnetic energy harvesting in the visible spectrum is very important for photovoltaics -- the conversion of solar energy into direct current electricity. Absorbing materials in the microwave range of frequencies have an application that is equally as important, say scientists who are n Read More
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