• Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:10
    NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years
    Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must overcome before any future astronaut can set foot on Mars, experts and top NASA officials said Tuesday.
    Tech
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    France to share space expertise with India
    FRANCE has offered India its expertise in space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support and radiation protection for India’s proposed manned space mission.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00
    Russians also tried to cover up when they poisoned Europe with Chernobyl 
    On the morning of April 28, 1986, monitoring equipment at a nuclear power plant in Sweden detected an alarming amount of radiation in the atmosphere. Judging by air currents, it was determined that the radioactive cloud came from the Soviet Union.
    your say
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00
    Citizen scientists take on Japan govt with ‘Google Street View’ of Fukushima radiation 
    Beneath the elegant curves of the roof on the Seirinji Buddhist temple in Japan’s Fukushima region hangs an unlikely adornment: a Geiger counter collecting real-time radiation readings.
    opinion
  • Sun, 11 Mar 2018 14:05
    'Citizen scientists' track radiation seven years after Fukushima
    Koriyama, Japan - Beneath the elegant curves of the roof on the Seirinji Buddhist temple in Japan's Fukushima region hangs an unlikely adornment: a Geiger counter collecting real-time radiation readings.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 May 2017 01:00
    Dentists demonstrate the safety of oral X-ray machines
    A TEST by the Dental Council has shown that X-ray machines used for dental services in Thailand emit very little radiation.
    national
  • Mon, 15 May 2017 15:13
    Oral X-ray machines safe, say dentists urging removal of controls
    X-ray machines used for dental services emit very low levels of radiation, the Dental Council says.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 May 2017 01:00
    New law stirs fear, distrust about dental clinics
    Re: A network of dentists gathering near the Government House last Tuesday to demand the removal of dental X-ray scanners from a list of equipment under stricter control of the new Radiation and Nuclear Regulation Act 2016.
    opinion
  • Wed, 10 May 2017 09:21
    Tunnel collapses at US nuke site, no radiation leak
    LOS ANGELES - Thousands of workers at a nuclear site in the US state of Washington were ordered to take cover Tuesday after a storage tunnel filled with contaminated material partially collapsed, but there was no indication of a radioactive leak.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:17
    Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high
    TOKYO - Radiation levels inside a stricken reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have hit a record high capable of shutting down robots, in the latest challenge to efforts aimed at dismantling the disaster-hit facility.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:00
    ‘Nuke food’ row sheds light on irrational fears
    Should Taiwan keep its ban on “nuke food” from Japan? The answer to this question is definitely “yes” if “nuke food” refers to radiation-contaminated food. But the ongoing controversy over the Japanese food ban is not really about irradiated food.
    opinion
  • Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:29
    Radioactive leak at Norway nuclear reactor
    OSLO - A nuclear research reactor in Norway suffered a minor radiation leak that is not believed to pose a threat to public health or the environment, Norwegian authorities said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Jul 2016 08:49
    NASA counts down to nail-biter orbit of Jupiter
    MIAMI - A $1.1 billion NASA spacecraft called Juno must dodge debris and extreme radiation Monday as it attempts to orbit Jupiter on a high-stakes mission to probe the solar system's origin.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Jul 2016 12:56
    Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima: study
    SYDNEY - Radiation levels across the Pacific Ocean are rapidly returning to normal five years after a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant spewed gases and liquids into the sea, a study showed Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 05 Jun 2016 01:00
    Fukushima thanks Thais for help after deadly quake and tsunami
    OFFICIALS from Fukushima Prefecture in Japan have expressed their gratitude to Thais for helping their citizens in the aftermath of Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011 and assured the Kingdom that its agricultural products are safe from radiation.
    national
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