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Nuclear power accident that occurred following the Tohoku-Kanto earthquake of March 11, 2011 in the northern region of Japan.
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The amount of radiation energy that is deposited in a unit mass of material, such as tissues of plants or animal. In RADIOTHERAPY, radiation dosage is expressed in gray units (Gy). In RADIOLOGIC HEALTH, the dosage is expressed by the product of absorbed dose (Gy) and quality factor (a function of linear energy transfer), and is called radiation dose equivalent in sievert units (Sv).
ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION or particle radiation (high energy ELEMENTARY PARTICLES) capable of directly or indirectly producing IONS in its passage through matter. The wavelengths of ionizing electromagnetic radiation are equal to or smaller than those of short (far) ultraviolet radiation and include gamma and X-rays.
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Harmful effects of non-experimental exposure to ionizing or non-ionizing radiation in VERTEBRATES.
The material that descends to the earth or water well beyond the site of a surface or subsurface nuclear explosion. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Chemical and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
April 25th -26th, 1986 nuclear power accident that occurred at Chernobyl in the former USSR (Ukraine) located 80 miles north of Kiev.
The observation, either continuously or at intervals, of the levels of radiation in a given area, generally for the purpose of assuring that they have not exceeded prescribed amounts or, in case of radiation already present in the area, assuring that the levels have returned to those meeting acceptable safety standards.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Societies whose membership is limited to nurses.

Increase of regional total cancer incidence in north Sweden due to the Chernobyl accident? (1/117)

STUDY OBJECTIVE: Is there any epidemiologically visible influence on the cancer incidence after the Chernobyl fallout in Sweden? DESIGN: A cohort study was focused on the fallout of caesium-137 in relation to cancer incidence 1988-1996. SETTING: In northern Sweden, affected by the Chernobyl accident in 1986, 450 parishes were categorised by caesium-137 deposition: < 3 (reference), 3-29, 30-39, 40-59, 60-79, and 80-120 kiloBecquerel/m(2). PARTICIPANTS: All people 0-60 years living in these parishes in 1986 to 1987 were identified and enrolled in a cohort of 1 143 182 persons. In the follow up 22 409 incident cancer cases were retrieved in 1988-1996. A further analysis focused on the secular trend. MAIN RESULTS: Taking age and population density as confounding factors, and lung cancer incidence in 1988-1996 and total cancer incidence in 1986-1987 by municipality as proxy confounders for smoking and time trends, respectively, the adjusted relative risks for the deposition categories were 1.00 (reference < 3 kiloBecquerel/m(2)), 1.05, 1.03, 1.08, 1.10, and 1.21. The excess relative risk was 0.11 per 100 kiloBecquerel/m(2) (95% CI 0.03 to 0.20). Considering the secular trend, directly age standardised cancer incidence rate differences per 100 000 person years between 1988 to 1996 and the reference period 1986-1987, were 30.3 (indicating a time trend in the reference category), 36.8, 42.0, 45.8, 50.1, and 56.4. No clear excess occurred for leukaemia or thyroid cancer. CONCLUSIONS: Unless attributable to chance or remaining uncontrolled confounding, a slight exposure related increase in total cancer incidence has occurred in northern Sweden after the Chernobyl accident.  (+info)

Thyroid disease in northern Italian children born around the time of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. (2/117)

BACKGROUND: The Chernobyl nuclear accident of 1986 caused a dramatic increase in the incidence of thyroid cancers in exposed children in Belarus. Airborne radioactivity from the reactor spread over northern Italy, where rainout gave rise to low levels of radioactivity at ground level. PATIENTS AND METHODS: As the latency between exposure to ionising radiation and development of thyroid cancer is thought to be about 10 years, in 1996/1997 all children born in 1985 and 1986 and attending school in an area of Milan, Italy were examined for thyroid nodules. A total of 3949 children were examined by two physicians blinded to the examination and diagnosis of the other. The children were to be reassessed in 2001/2002. RESULTS: In total, 1% had palpable nodules. The nodule diagnoses were: Hurtle cell adenoma (one), thyroglossal duct cyst (one), thyroid cyst (four) and thyroiditis (four). The prevalence of thyroid disease in the cohort was indistinguishable from that of populations not exposed to radioactive pollution. Only 10 children re-presented for examination 5 years later; all were negative. The direct costs of the study were estimated at 21,200 Euros. CONCLUSION: The high cost of the study in relation to reassuring lack of increase in thyroid nodule prevalence suggests that further studies are not justified.  (+info)

National cancer registry to assess trends after the Chernobyl accident. (3/117)

The National Cancer Registry has been operational in the Republic of Belarus since 1973: information on all new cases of malignant tumours is registered. The data are kept in a computer database and used for assessing the oncological status of the population, and for epidemiological studies. We compared findings before the Chernobyl accident of April 26, 1986 (Chernobyl) and findings between 1990 and 2000. The overall comparison on the changes in the incidence of cancer morbidity in Belarus is presented. The increase is statistically significant for all regions, but significantly greater in the most chronically radiation-contaminated region: the Gomel oblast. The paper presents a comparative analysis of the incidence of cancer morbidity in the population of two regions of Belarus, selected for the greatest difference in their radioactive contamination following Chernobyl. The highest contamination occurred in the Gomel region and is mainly due to high levels of radiocaesium (137Cs) in the soil and in the alimentary chain, especially in rural areas. A relatively low radioactive fallout was noticed in the Vitebsk region, considered here as the "control" area. We compare the situation before and after Chernobyl in the two regions. The overall cancer morbidity rate in all organs including colon, urinary bladder and thyroid, was significantly higher in the Gomel region than in Vitebsk. In populations living in two areas with high 137Cs contamination (oblast of Gomel and Mogilev), the peak incidence rates of breast cancer were already reached between the ages of 45-49 years, 15 years earlier than in the Vitebsk region. Belarussian "liquidators" who were mobilised to clean up the most contaminated territory and build the sarcophagus around the destroyed atomic plant, received the highest radiation doses. They had a significant excess of incidence of cancers of colon, urinary bladder, and thyroid gland, when compared with a corresponding adult population of the Vitebsk region. The Relative Risk (RR) of lung cancer among "liquidators" in 1997-2000 significantly exceeded 1, while in the control population it remained stable.  (+info)

Longitudinal neurocognitive assessments of Ukrainians exposed to ionizing radiation after the Chernobyl nuclear accident. (4/117)

A 4-year longitudinal study of the cognitive effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident was conducted from 1995 to 1998. The controls were healthy Ukrainians residing several hundred kilometers away from Chernobyl. The exposed groups included Eliminators, Forestry workers and Agricultural workers living within 150 km of Chernobyl. Accuracy and efficiency of cognitive performance were assessed using ANAMUKR, a specialized subset of the Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics (ANAM) battery of tests. Analyses of variance, followed by appropriate pairwise comparisons, indicated that the 4-year averaged levels of performance of the exposure groups (especially the Eliminators) were significantly lower than those of the controls on most measures; further, analyses of performance across time revealed significant declines in accuracy and efficiency, as well as psychomotor slowing, for all exposed groups over the 4-year period. These findings strongly indicate impairment of brain function resulting from both acute and chronic exposure to ionizing radiation.  (+info)

A new mechanism of BRAF activation in human thyroid papillary carcinomas. (5/117)

In this issue of the JCI, Ciampi et al. report the identification of a novel oncogene in patients affected by radiation-associated thyroid papillary carcinomas. This oncogene derives from a paracentric inversion of the long arm of chromosome 7, which results in an in-frame fusion of the N-terminus of the A-kinase anchor protein 9 (AKAP9) gene with the C-terminal catalytic domain (exons 9-18) of the serine-threonine kinase BRAF. The resulting AKAP9-BRAF fusion protein shows constitutive kinase activity, and it is able to transmit mitogenic signals to the MAPK pathways and to promote malignant transformation of NIH3T3 cells.  (+info)

Oncogenic AKAP9-BRAF fusion is a novel mechanism of MAPK pathway activation in thyroid cancer. (6/117)

Genes crucial for cancer development can be mutated via various mechanisms, which may reflect the nature of the mutagen. In thyroid papillary carcinomas, mutations of genes coding for effectors along the MAPK pathway are central for transformation. BRAF point mutation is most common in sporadic tumors. By contrast, radiation-induced tumors are associated with paracentric inversions activating the receptor tyrosine kinases RET and NTRK1. We report here a rearrangement of BRAF via paracentric inversion of chromosome 7q resulting in an in-frame fusion between exons 1-8 of the AKAP9 gene and exons 9-18 of BRAF. The fusion protein contains the protein kinase domain and lacks the autoinhibitory N-terminal portion of BRAF. It has elevated kinase activity and transforms NIH3T3 cells, which provides evidence, for the first time to our knowledge, of in vivo activation of an intracellular effector along the MAPK pathway by recombination. The AKAP9-BRAF fusion was preferentially found in radiation-induced papillary carcinomas developing after a short latency, whereas BRAF point mutations were absent in this group. These data indicate that in thyroid cancer, radiation activates components of the MAPK pathway primarily through chromosomal paracentric inversions, whereas in sporadic forms of the disease, effectors along the same pathway are activated predominantly by point mutations.  (+info)

Relationship between caesium (137Cs) load, cardiovascular symptoms, and source of food in 'Chernobyl' children -- preliminary observations after intake of oral apple pectin. (7/117)

Seventeen years after the nuclear power accident at Chernobyl, most of the radio-contamination among the population of Southern Belarus is caused by incorporation of long-lived radioisotopes. The varying levels of 137Cs observed among children in this area are explained by the source of their food, especially by the consumption of contaminated milk produced privately. We stratified children from rural areas of Belarus (caesium [137Cs] contamination >5 Ci/km(2)) by their 137Cs loads into three distinct groups (group 1, <5 Bq/kg body weight [BW]; group 2, 38.4 +/- 2.4 Bq/kg BW; group 3, 122 +/- 18.5 Bq/kg BW). We determined the relationship between the 137Cs load and the children's main source of food and recorded their cardiovascular symptoms. Cardiovascular symptoms, ECG alterations, and arterial hypertension were significantly more frequent in children with high 137Cs burden than in children with very low 137Cs burden. Children with moderate and high 137Cs loads (groups 2 and 3) received apple pectin, a food additive, for 16 days. Apple pectin significantly decreased 137Cs loads in these groups (39% and 28%, respectively). ECG alterations improved, while cardiovascular symptoms and hypertension did not change in any group.  (+info)

Sensitivity analysis for trend tests: application to the risk of radiation exposure. (8/117)

Trend tests are used to assess the relationship between multiple level treatment X and binary response R. In observational studies, however, there may be a confounder U that is associated with treatment X and causally related to response R. When the data for the confounder U are not observed, an approach for assessing the sensitivity of test results to U is provided. Its use is illustrated by examining data from a study of mutation rate after the Chernobyl accident.  (+info)

Several hundred thousand individuals, called cleanup workers or liquidators, who took part in decontamination and recovery activities between 1986 and 1990 within the 30-km zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, were mainly exposed to external irradiation. However, those who were involved in cleanup activities during the 10-day period of atmospheric releases also received doses to the thyroid gland due to internal irradiation resulting essentially from inhalation of 131I. The paper presents the methodology and results of the calculation of individual thyroid doses for cleanup workers. The model that was used considers several factors, including the ground-level outdoor air concentrations of 131I at the locations of residence and work of the cleanup workers, the reduction of 131I activity in inhaled air associated with indoor occupancy, the time spent indoors, the breathing rate, which depends on the type of physical activity, and the possible intake of potassium iodine ...
As blood carries chemicals through the body, it can go through bone marrow, which is the basis for production of blood cells. The liver also filters toxins.. DAndreas study with colleague G. Kesava Reddy documented a wide range of abnormal values for enzymes in the blood of 117 former cleanup workers, compared to a control group of 130 patients not involved in sopping up the spill.. The workers had decreased levels of blood-clotting platelets, as well as lower numbers for blood urea nitrogen and creatinine, which are indicators of kidney health.. The amount of three liver enzymes - alkaline phosphatase, aspartate transaminase and alanine transaminase - in the cleanup workers blood also was higher than the non-exposed patients, a warning sign of liver dysfunction and damage.. DAndrea said various studies show that patients with damaged bone marrow have higher incidence of possible leukemias, lymphoma and myelomas, and that liver damage increases risk of liver, pancreas and gallbladder ...
In recent months, the indiscriminate and unsustainable killing of migrant birds in North Africa has become an issue of public concern in a growing number of countries.
A post-doctoral researcher from the RVC is part of an international consortium of experts, PANDORA ID NET, that responded to an outbreak of Chikungunya in the Republic of the Congo.
A post-doctoral researcher from the RVC is part of an international consortium of experts, PANDORA ID NET, that responded to an outbreak of Chikungunya in the Republic of the Congo.
OFFICIALS PRAISE BRITISH NAVY, INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE AFTER MINI-SUB CREW IS RESCUED... Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov telephoned his British counterpart John Reid on 7 August to express Russias ...
Foreign Affairs - The World Health Organization was established in 1948 as a specialized agency of the United Nations charged with improving global public health, coordinating the international response to epidemics, and the like. In the ensuing decades, its dedicated staff has served on the frontlines of public health battles, from the eradication of smallpox to the fight against AIDs to…
Lawrence Gostin discusses the international response to the Zika virus and the related media coverage, as well as the role of groups such as Medicins Sans Frontieres.
Train services to and from Chennai will get affected on April 13, April 14 and April 15 thanks to predominant engineering works taken up for the commissioning
A raft was sent away from point A downstream. A patrol-boat left A 5 hour and 20 min later and caught up with the raft 20 km away from point A. What was the speed of the raft if the speed of the patrol-boat was 12 km/hour? Reiny, I know you did this but it asked by Anish Panda ...
I need to test the integral bounds for the roots. 6x^3-7x^2+7x+9=0 I used synthetic division to find my answer. 1 6 -7 7 9 6 -1 6 6 -1 6 15 0 6 -7 7 9 0 0 0 6 -7 7 9 -1 6 -7 7 9 -6 13 20 6 -13 20 29 2 6 -7 7 9 12 10 34 6 5 17 43 my answer: -1 asked by Lori ...
I had a period on Febuary 4-6 and then again March 2-5 (which is actually 10 days before i was suppose to come on im ususally right on time no more than maybe 3days or sooner) and then spotted for 2 days after very light pink. On march 20 i had light pinkish orange bleeding consistently for a few hours then disappeared.On the 22 & 23 i had light bleeding again but only when i wiped. I came on April 11-13 4 day after i was suppose too. Ive having What more seems like period symptoms (sore breast, headaches, back aches ,bloating ) they went away for 5 days and then came back on April 1 and i woke with a sore throat and all symptoms and extreme fatigue. That are fading again. took 4 pregnacy test about 2 weeks ago all negative . Is it possible that i am pregnant ?
Probability of occurrence for a positive CLIP2 marker as a continuous function of thyroid dose among 141 PTCs for categorical model 1 using AaO ≥ 20, |20 (
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Englewood/CO Patricia N. Olson, DVM, Ph.D., will join Morris Animal Foundation as executive director on April 19, 2004. Dr.…. ...
The C-Word is an 8th season episode of House which first aired on April 30, 2012. When the team takes on the case of Emily, a six-year-old girl who has numerous preexisting health problems, they must work with her mother Elizabeth, who is a doctor who specializes in her daughters condition. The...
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The Laboratory refurbishment prgramme began in The Rayne Building on April 2015 and works were completed in October 2015. The Lungs for Living research centre forms part of the new UCL Respiratory deptartment with space for 64 reserachers. The centre includes a cell culture laboratory ( a sterile environment where cells can grow) a microscopy lab (to house the mocroscopes) and a speacialist laboratory which will provide the appropriate environment for a histopathology unit. Check back soon for more photos from our new labs and from our official opening reception. ...
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Christine Vachon, an American independent film producer, will visit Middlebury College on April 13 to present Kill Your Darlings, which her company, Killer Films, produced...
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After two lost seasons, Michael Pineda was named the Yankees fifth starter on Tuesday and will make his Yankees debut on April 5 in Toronto.
During the 19th and early 20th century, there was no normative Belarusian grammar. Authors wrote as they saw fit, usually representing the particularities of different Belarusian dialects. The scientific groundwork for the introduction of a truly scientific and modern grammar of the Belarusian language was laid down by the linguist Yefim Karskiy.. By the early 1910s, the continuing lack of a codified Belarusian grammar was becoming intolerably obstructive in the opinion of uniformitarian prescriptivists. Then Russian academician Shakhmatov, chair of the Russian language and literature department of St. Petersburg University, approached the board of the Belarusian newspaper Naša niva with a proposal that a Belarusian linguist be trained under his supervision in order to be able to create documentation of the grammar. Initially, the famous Belarusian poet Maksim Bahdanovich was to be entrusted with this work. However, Bahdanovichs poor health (tuberculosis) precluded his living in the climate of ...
Please RSVP to attend.. In cooperation with The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (UIMA) in Chicago, Art at the Institute presents a special exhibition of original prints commemorating the thirty-first anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant disaster. Organized by Walter Hoydysh, PhD, Curator and Director of Art at the Institute, and Stanislav Grezdo, Curator at UIMA, the exhibition frames thirty works on paper by thirty selected artists from the Chicago metropolitan area.. On April 26, 1986, Reactor no. 4 of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant in Prypiat, Ukraine exploded, resulting in the worst peace-time nuclear disaster the world has ever witnessed. Two plant workers died on the night of the accident, and another 28 people, including first responders, died within a few weeks as a direct result of acute radiation poisoning. The World Health Organization stated that a total of up to 4,000 people could eventually die of radiation exposure and countless others from cancer related illness ...
The thyroid is a small gland, but yet this gland controls functions of the entire body. Test your knowledge on thyroid cancer by taking this quiz.
Tobacco Smoke Aggressiveness John Howard, M.D., Chief, California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, testified on TTS in a 20 Oct 1994 hearing before the California Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment that tobacco smoke travels from its point of generation in a building to all other areas of the building. It has been shown to move through light fixtures, through ceiling crawl spaces, and into and out of doorways. This aggressive activity of TTS violates the right to fresh and pure air, as the inherent dangerous nature and action of TTS constitutes it as ultrahazardous activity. Tobacco Radioactivity Tobacco radioactivity is high the radiation dose from radium and polonium found naturally in tobacco can be a thousand times more than that from the caesium 137 taken up by the leaves from the Chernobyl nuclear accident, says the article Tobaccos radiation dose far higher than leaves at Chernobyl ( news service, 2 June 2007). Note that the average radiation dose that would ...
Title: Theory and practice of psychological and educational assistance to children and adolescents in post catastrophic terms.. Author: Tkachenko, Alexey Stefanovich. Reference: Bryansk, 1997. Keywords: psycho-pedagogical assistance, children, adolescents, post catastrophic terms. Abstract: The purpose of the study - to develop a scientific basis of psychological and educational assistance to children and adolescents in post catastrophic conditions following the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.. URL:http://www.dissercat.com/content/teoriya-i-praktika-psikhologo-pedagogicheskoi-pomoshchi-detyam-i-podrostkam-v-postkatastrofi. ...
Background and Aims:. The OMNI-Net Ukrainian birth defects program was established in 1998 to determine birth defects prevalence and to promote care, early intervention and prevention programs.. Methods:. Birth defects population surveillance systems applying international standards and quality control methods were established in three regions of Ukraine (Rivne, Volyn and Khmelnytsky - the first 2 are northwestern provinces and the third adjoins them from the south). Nearly half of northern Rivne and Volyn are historically known as Polissia, a boggy, forested region heavily impacted by Chornobyl ionizing radiation.. Results:. The 2000-2005 NTD prevalence ranged from 21 to 22 per 10,000 live births. Prevalence in Polissia, compared to non-Polissia regions, was 28 and 20 respectively (prevalence in Khmelnytsky was also 20). In addition, 6 instances of conjoined twinning were noted in the Rivne oblast (~ 14,000 live births per year - none were detected in Volyn or Khmelnytsky). The conjoined twins ...
Mammoet and Novarka JV have connected the two halves of the New Safe Confinement (NSC) structure at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.
One of several main brings about of hyperthyroidism is Graves Sickness. Graves Ailment, an autoimmune disorder that sees an individuals thyroid gland to be a foreign item invading the body and produces antibodies to assault the gland. This results in the thyroid gland to produce a higher than typical amount of thyroxine. As an individuals thyroxine level boosts, the bodys metabolic price will increase likewise. A better metabolism price can result in a variety of medical problems, like irregular heartbeat and nervousness Diseases.. Graves Disorder occurs largely in middle-aged Ladies, nonetheless it has also been recognized to occur in children and the elderly. You can find reported being a genetic predisposition of your ailment, although the cause continues to be unfamiliar.. Indicators of Graves Disorder consist of a sensitivity to warmth, weight loss, brittle hair, restlessness, muscle weakness, improved hunger, tremors, blurred or double vision, nervousness, redness and swelling from ...
Chemical pollutants that make their way into animals systems have been shown to cause direct changes to genetic diversity. For example, one study found exposure to heavy metals from smelter plants in Finland and Russia as well as radioactive isotopes from a nuclear processing plant in Russia to cause an increase in genetic diversity for wild populations of the great tit and an opposing decrease in populations of the pied flycatcher. Air pollution falling into the environment from steel mills in Hamilton, Ontario, has been linked to an increase in the rate of genetic mutations in the offspring of both gulls and mice. These results are not localized. Similar studies after the Chernobyl nuclear accident reported increased mutation rates in bird and rodent populations. Heavy metals have been linked to DNA damage in bird and mammal populations, which have shown elevated numbers of gene mutations in industrial areas. There has been no record of physical, behavior or survival rate changes in these ...
by Jan Maksymiuk The EU Council on 13 July formally approved a decision to ban EU visas for Belarusian government officials. President Alyaksandr Lukashenka topped a list of 130 Belarusian cabinet ministers, deputy ministers, presidential administration officials, and state committee heads, all of whom are now prohibited from traveling to the EUs 15 member states. The decision was communicated to the Belarusian Foreign Ministry by charges daffaires of five EU states-- France, Germany, Greece, Italy, and the U.K.- -on 10 July, the fourth anniversary of Lukashenkas presidency. A Russian newspaper reported that Foreign Minister Ivan Antanovich was shocked to receive such a note and tried to dismiss it on the pretext that it was poorly prepared--the names of some officials were misspelled or their official positions incorrectly identified. Four days later, the US State Department followed suit, imposing similar restrictions on Belarusian senior officials wanting to travel to the U.S., except ...
Marynich being led into court 31 December 2004 -- A prominent Belarusian opposition figure was sentenced to five years in prison yesterday after being convicted by a Minsk court of stealing compute...
Ukraine has one of the largest HIV epidemics in Europe, historically driven by people who inject drugs (PWID). The epidemic showed signs of stabilization in 2012, but the recent war in eastern Ukraine may be reigniting virus spread. We investigated the movement of HIV-infected people within Ukraine before and during the conflict. We analyzed HIV-1 subtype-A pol nucleotide sequences sampled during 2012-2015 from 427 patients of 24 regional AIDS centers and used phylogeographic analysis to reconstruct virus movement among different locations in Ukraine. We then tested for correlations between reported PWID behaviors and reconstructed patterns of virus spread. Our analyses suggest that Donetsk and Lugansk, two cities not controlled by the Ukrainian government in eastern Ukraine, were significant exporters of the virus to the rest of the country. Additional analyses showed that viral dissemination within the country changed after 2013. Spearman correlation analysis showed that incoming virus flow was
V2 Retail Ltd has informed BSE that the Extra Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the Company will be held on April 20, 2015. Pdf Link: &gt;EGM on April 20, 2015 Source : BSE - &gt;www.bseind
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MINSK, Belarus (AP) - Authorities in Belarus on Tuesday steadily cranked up the pressure on protesters pushing for the resignation of the country
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By Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Ruth Dreifuss This week, representatives from many nations will gather at the annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna to determine the appropriate course of the international response to illicit drugs. Delegates will debate multiple resolutions while ignoring a truth that goes to the core of…
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The nodules on the thyroid necessitated a trip to a specialist. And why are you here to see me? he asked. I have nodules on my thyroid, I replied. He chuckled and said, Who doesnt?, which made me feel that getting up at 5:45 to get to a 7:40 appointment with him only to be faced with filling out 8 pages of medical history, information that is available in my online profile to which he has access, worthless. I came really close to saying, Why am I here then? But he quickly added that, in my case, the nodules were at or over 2 centimeter in diameter which is grounds for doing a biopsy just to be sure. 95% of these are benign and of the 5% that arent, the cure rate on thyroid cancer is 97%, he said. Im willing to bet your nodules are benign but we should look at them. Again, the word, Why? entered my mind. I realize, partially, that it is probably in my best interest to have this done but he only takes appointments from 8:30 to 1:30 and I refuse to miss work for this. Ill get it ...
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 13, 2015-- Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd., a fully integrated pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative animal health solutions, today announced that the Company will report first quarter business results on April 22, 2015. A copy of the companys press release will be...
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Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I take this time to share with my colleagues the tragic events that unfolded these past few weeks in the Ukraine. Ukraine is an incredibly important country. The recent events are tragic, the result of a corrupt government and loss of life.
Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I take this time to share with my colleagues the tragic events that unfolded these past few weeks in the Ukraine. Ukraine is an incredibly important country. The recent events are tragic, the result of a corrupt government and loss of life.
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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan. Regarded as the largest nuclear disaster since the Chernobyl disaster, there were ... Orizaola, Germán (May 13, 2019). "Chernobyl has become a refuge for wildlife 33 years after the nuclear accident". PRI. ... April 26, 1986: Chernobyl disaster. At the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Pripyat, Soviet Union, (modern-day Ukraine) a test ... Lists of disasters List of environmental disasters List of civilian nuclear accidents List of accidents and disasters by death ...
Surviving Disaster: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. BBC. "Chernobyl , Chernobyl Accident , Chernobyl Disaster - World Nuclear ... "Chernobyl , Chernobyl Accident , Chernobyl Disaster - World Nuclear Association". de Miranda, Paulo Emilio V. (2018-11-12). ... Chernobyl disaster effects Liquidator (Chernobyl) List of Chernobyl-related articles Nuclear and radiation accidents and ... On 27 April 1988, the day after the second anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident and one day before he was ...
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Whittaker's later teams would also develop robots to help with the aftermath of the nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl in ... "Fact Sheet on the Three Mile Island Accident". Nuclear Regulatory Commission. 2007-02-20. John Markoff (1991-04-21). "The ... The accident at the Quecreek Coal Mine in nearby Somerset County, Pennsylvania compelled Whittaker and his colleague Scott ... In March of the year he received his Ph.D., the nuclear reactor at nearby Three Mile Island nearly experienced a meltdown. ...
While at The New York Times, Diamond also covered the nuclear accident at Chernobyl and India's Bhopal gas leak. Diamond has ... He also covered the Chernobyl nuclear accident in Ukraine. Beginning in 1998, Diamond persuaded approximately 3,000 farmers in ... "Chernobyl Causing Big Revisions In Global Nuclear Power Policies". NYTimes.com. Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics; United ... 1 billion in the construction of a nuclear plant in Shoreham, New York. This led to a New York State investigation and the ...
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Effects of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident on Utility Share Prices. Rajiv Kalra, Glenn V. Henderson, Jr. and Gary A. Raines. ... The nuclear predecessors before such as the T-10 were capable of reaching 16.7 MK plasma temperature. This increased ... On the basis of the T-15 there will be created a nuclear fusion-fission hybrid reactor, intended to use the neutrons generated ... The T-15 (or Tokamak-15) is a Russian (previously Soviet) nuclear fusion research reactor located at the Kurchatov Institute, ...
90Sr is a by-product of nuclear fission, present in nuclear fallout. The 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident contaminated a vast ... "Strontium-90 in environmental samples from Northern Germany before and after the Chernobyl accident". Radiochimica Acta. 4 (4 ... Nuclear Physics A, 729: 3-128, Bibcode:2003NuPhA.729....3A, doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2003.11.001 National Nuclear Data Center. " ... "The NUBASE evaluation of nuclear and decay properties", Nuclear Physics A, 729: 3-128, Bibcode:2003NuPhA.729....3A, doi:10.1016 ...
1987 - Responder medal of first category at Chernobyl Nuclear Plant accident. 1996 - Medal Of Merit of the Ministry of ... 25 years of the Chernobyl accident" (Ukraine) for implementing of new technology of high-precision desolate fire extinguishing ... protection system over the damaged Unit 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant. He participated as consultant at operation of fire- ... 1986 Vladimir Zakhmatov took part in eliminating the consequences of the Chernobyl Nuclear Catastrophe. He introduced a new ...
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In 1986, the ongoing measurements detected fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear accident. These data may be used in support of ... "Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down". Retrieved September 20, 2019. Ohlheiser, Abby (May 5, 2015). "Why a ... Monitoring points included stations at the PPL Susquehanna and TMI nuclear power plants. Monthly gamma measurements documented ... Sturgis, Sue (April 2, 2009). "Investigation: Revelations about Three Mile Island Disaster Raise Doubts over Nuclear Plant ...
Protesters were also commemorating the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident. The human chain was joined by The ... On 26 April 2011 anti-nuclear protesters formed a bi-communal human chain to express their concern and fear over radiation ... leaks from a planned nuclear power plant in Akkuyu,Turkey. ...
... coordinated medical relief efforts for victims of the Chernobyl nuclear power accident. John P. Grotzinger (1979), mission ...
A perfect example of this is the nuclear accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine. Chernobyl is near Pripyat, Ukraine and also the ... Milk production was blocked after six days of the nuclear explosion. Nuclear accidents are very serious matters. As you can see ... Chernobyl is now a ghost town. They had a malfunction with their nuclear power plant, and now there is still a hot zone there. ... The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency estimated the cancer consequence of the Fukushima Daiichi accident. From the ...
However, in medical journals, studies detail that in Sweden in the year of the Chernobyl accident, the birth rate, both ... Such was the outcome of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the Ukraine. A comprehensive 2005 study concluded that "the ... In the wake of the 1986 Chernobyl accident in Ukraine, Europe-wide anxieties were fomented in pregnant mothers over the ... A review in 1999 on the link between the Chernobyl accident and teratology (birth defects) concludes that "there is no ...
After the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986, Fernex stepped up her efforts to help the radiation victims. She and her husband ... In 2001, she received the Nuclear-Free Future Award from the German-based foundation for her lifetime work against nuclear ... In 1983, she participated in the Fast for Life movement, fasting 38 days in Paris for nuclear disarmament. The following year, ... She also joined activists in opposing nuclear power plants, including one planned in Wyhl in southwestern Germany, where she ...
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... when he represented Novosti to cover the nuclear accident in Chernobyl. Kostin's aerial view of the Chernobyl nuclear power ... On 5 May, 1986, he ventured into the rubbles of the Chernobyl nuclear plant site and Reactor 4 along with the liquidators. It ... Dozens had died from the accident, mostly workers at the nuclear power plant. AP via The Guardian, Igor Kostin, photographer ... was one of the five photographers in the world to take pictures of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster near Pripyat in Ukraine, on ...
The Mi-26S was a disaster response version hastily developed during the containment efforts of the Chernobyl nuclear accident ... Mi-26S Disaster response version developed in response to nuclear accident at Chernobyl. Mi-26T Basic civil cargo/freight ... M. (October 1998). "Operation of Helicopters During the Chernobyl Accident" (PDF). NATO. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 ... The Mi-26S was operated in immediate proximity to the nuclear reactor, with a filter system and protective screens mounted in ...
Wildlife has flourished in the zone since the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986. South Africa is well known for its many ... Unofficial sanctuaries can also occur as a result of human accidents; the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone has in practice become a ... Mulvey, Stephen (20 April 2006). "Wildlife defies Chernobyl radiation". BBC News. Archived from the original on 5 November 2017 ...
"Comparison of the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear accidents: A review of the environmental impacts". Science of the Total ... 1986 Chernobyl disaster total release - 12,060x1015 Bq. 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, estimated total 340x1015 to ... Dumping of contaminated water at the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident (estimate 4,700-27,000 TBq) is not included. The Soviet ... Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant cooling water dumped (leaked) to the sea - TEPCO estimate 4.7x1015 Bq, Japanese Nuclear Safety ...
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Its storylines include the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident and Gorbachev's implementation of Perestroika. On March 12, ... It was developed using the engine of its predecessor (Unity) and used the economic functions of the DLC The Accident from ... Crisis in the Kremlin: The Accident. (Video game) Kremlingames. 2017. Crisis in the Kremlin: Homeland of the Revolution. (Video ... The game introduced additional factions and multiple endings that include perestroika, nuclear war, world communism, and ...
It was the first satellite to capture the nuclear accident at Chernobyl in 1986. Landsat 5 also documented deforestation ...
She modelled the nuclear fallout, calculating Chernobyl released 15 - 20 megacuries of Iodine-131 and 1 - 2 megacuries of ... Her research includes the impact of acid rain, nuclear accidents and fine particulates on human health and ecosystems. Helen ... "The Legacy and Findings of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Global Concerns - BBC World Service". BBC. Retrieved 2 February 2018 ... "The application of numerical models to assess dispersion and deposition in the event of a nuclear accident". Journal of ...
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As of 2005, caesium-137 is the principal source of radiation in the zone of alienation around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant ... It constitutes most of the radioactivity still left from the Chernobyl accident. Caesium-137 undergoes high-energy beta decay ... and caesium-137 were released into the environment during nearly all nuclear weapon tests and some nuclear accidents, most ... NuclearEdit. Primordial isotopes of the alkali metals Z. Alkali metal. Stable. Decays. unstable: italics. odd-odd isotopes ...
... and nuclear accidents.[1][2] More generally, the term can also include those communities and individuals who are exposed to ... Nuclear weapons testing#Nuclear testing by country *^ "Gallery of U.S. Nuclear Tests". The Nuclear Weapon Archive. 2001. ... nuclear power, nuclear waste and geothermal energy.[3] In regions near U.S. nuclear sites, downwinders may be exposed to ... a b Gerald H. Clarfield and William M. Wiecek (1984). Nuclear America: Military and Civilian Nuclear Power in the United States ...
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Nuclear plant accidents[edit]. The abandoned city of Pripyat, Ukraine, following the Chernobyl disaster. The Chernobyl nuclear ... Nuclear meltdown[edit]. Main articles: Nuclear meltdown and Design basis accident. A nuclear meltdown is a severe nuclear ... See also: Nuclear reactor accidents in the United States, List of nuclear power accidents by country, and List of nuclear and ... the Chernobyl disaster (1986), the Three Mile Island accident (1979), and the SL-1 accident (1961).[11] Nuclear power accidents ...
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Globally, the end of the increase in nuclear power plant construction came with the more catastrophic Chernobyl disaster in ... 1986 Chernobyl disaster and Effects of the Chernobyl disaster. *1979 Three Mile Island accident and Three Mile Island accident ... Effect on nuclear power industry[edit]. Global history of the use of nuclear power. The Three Mile Island accident is one of ... The TMI accident enhanced the credibility of anti-nuclear groups, who had predicted an accident,[85] and triggered protests ...
... and other organic iodine compounds do form under the conditions of a serious nuclear accident,[10] after both ... Hiroshi Noguchi and Mikio Murata, PHYSICOCHEMICAL SPECIATION OF AIRBORNE I-131 IN JAPAN FROM CHERNOBYL, 1988, JOURNAL OF ... John Foreman, Mark Russell (2015). "An introduction to serious nuclear accident chemistry". Cogent Chemistry. 1. doi:10.1080/ ... All but one were industrial-not agricultural-accidents, and the remaining case of poisoning was an apparent suicide. Methyl ...
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... was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist ... Materials about: Pripyat, Chernobyl accident". pripyat.com. Archived from the original on 2010-08-20. Retrieved 2013-07-10.. ... "Chernobyl - Tschernobyl - Information". Chernobyl.info. Retrieved 2010-03-22.. *^ "Юрий Щербак "Чернобыль"". Kuto4ok.info. ... Materials about: Pripyat, Chernobyl accident". Pripyat.com. 2007-07-23. Archived from the original on 2010-08-20. Retrieved ...
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After the 1986 Chernobyl accident in USSR, the question of security of nuclear energy was again raised. In July 1992 an ... "World Nuclear News. 18 June 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2010.. *^ "Ringhals 2 nuclear plant shuts down". Vattenfall. 19 December ... "World Nuclear Association. April 2010. Retrieved 20 June 2010.. *^ "The antis attack!". Nuclear Engineering International. 5 ... List of nuclear reactors in Sweden [ view/edit ] List of nuclear reactors in Sweden [ view/edit ] Name Unit. No. Reactor Status ...
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Nuclear Industry in Russia Sells Safety, Taught by Chernobyl *^ world nuclear org fukushima-accident http://www.world-nuclear. ... A nuclear meltdown (core melt accident or partial core melt[2]) is a severe nuclear reactor accident that results in core ... 1986 Chernobyl disaster and Effects of the Chernobyl disaster. *1979 Three Mile Island accident and Three Mile Island accident ... Chernobyl disaster[edit]. Main article: Chernobyl disaster. In the Chernobyl disaster the fuel became non-critical when it ...
There has been an accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. One of the nuclear reactors was damaged. The effects of the ... The coverage of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, for example, was often relegated to lesser news items during the ongoing ... Following the evacuation of the nuclear workers' closed city of Pripyat, Vremya issued the following brief announcement: .mw- ... accident are being remedied. Assistance has been provided for any affected people. An investigative commission has been set up. ...
The Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents raised concerns and public apprehension over the safety of nuclear power. As a result, ... Nuclear energy is historically linked to issues of national security. From 1942 to 1946, nuclear research was controlled by the ... CS1 maint: Extra text (link) J. Samuel Walker and Thomas R. Wellock (September 2010). A Short History of Nuclear Regulation, ... Washington, D.C.: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Judith V. Grabiner and Peter D. Miller (September 1974). "Effects of the ...
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Nuclear weapons[edit]. On 13 December 2014, Poroshenko stated that he did not want Ukraine to become a nuclear power again.[109 ... the Chernobyl disaster. Nestor Shufrych. Volodymyr Antonets (acting). Mykhailo Bolotskykh (acting). Viktor Baloha ... Poroshenko's brother, Mykhailo, older by eight years, died in a 1997 car accident under mysterious circumstances.[20] ... Ukraine has no ambitions to become nuclear power again - Poroshenko Archived 14 December 2014 at the Wayback Machine, Interfax- ...
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... efforts to achieve greater international nuclear power plant safety.GAO found that: (1) after the Chernobyl accident, ... the Nuclear Energy Agency, and nuclear industry organizations exchange operational safety information to help prevent accidents ... serious nuclear safety problems still exist at Soviet-designed nuclear power plants; (3) IAEA, its member states, ... missions to inspect and assess nuclear power plant safety and offer suggestions for improvement, but since such reviews occur ...
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  • and (7) IAEA conducts Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) missions to inspect and assess nuclear power plant safety and offer suggestions for improvement, but since such reviews occur only at the host country's request, IAEA has reviewed only 15 percent of the world's operating power reactors. (gao.gov)
  • According to reports filed with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on April 25, 1986, technicians at the Chernobyl plant launched a poorly executed experiment to test the emergency electricity supply to one of its Soviet RBMK type design reactors. (sellfy.com)
  • However, cesium-137 and strontium-90 both have approximately 30-year half-lives, meaning they each take roughly three decades for half their material to decay, and plutonium-239, one the main isotopes in nuclear reactors, has a half-life of more than 24,000 years. (scientificamerican.com)
  • TEPCO's latest roadmap for achieving a cool shutdown of the damaged reactors and dealing with the accident is covered. (smashwords.com)
  • The impact of nuclear accidents has been a topic of debate since the first nuclear reactors were constructed in 1954, and has been a key factor in public concern about nuclear facilities . (wikipedia.org)
  • Once the West understood what caused the accident and this type of the reactors don't operate on the West, that kind of thing can never happen in the West," Sich added. (voanews.com)
  • As a result, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant , Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant , Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant and Tōkai Nuclear Power Plant stations consisting of eleven (11) reactors were automatically shut down following the earthquake. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station consisted of two pressurized water reactors each inside its own containment building and connected cooling towers. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a special series called "Aging Nukes," the Associated Press revealed that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the nuclear power industry have been working in tandem to weaken safety standards to keep aging reactors within the rules. (democracynow.org)
  • Is Seawater a Last Resort to Cooling Japan's Nuclear Reactors? (scientificamerican.com)
  • Chernobyl and the safety of nuclear reactors in OECD countries : report by an NEA group of experts. (who.int)
  • Plans to revitalize US nuclear power, which is in dire economic straits, depend on the potential for new, "advanced" reactors to reduce and recycle the waste they produce. (thebulletin.org)
  • At the same time, these "advanced" reactors-many of which are actually reprises of past efforts-increase security and nuclear weapons proliferation risks and ultimately do nothing to break down the political and societal resistance to finding real solutions to nuclear waste disposal. (thebulletin.org)
  • The current nuclear dream is really no different from previous ones of the last 70 years: the next generation of reactors, nuclear power advocates insist, will be safer, cheaper, more reliable, less prone to produce nuclear bomb-making material, and more versatile (producing electricity, heat, and perhaps hydrogen), without creating the wastes that have proved almost impossible to deal with in the United States. (thebulletin.org)
  • The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act specifically describes the advanced reactors it seeks to support as having all those positive characteristics. (thebulletin.org)
  • This newest burst of enthusiasm for advanced reactors is, however, largely fueled by the idea that they will burn some of their long-lived radioisotopes, thereby becoming nuclear incinerators for some of their own waste. (thebulletin.org)
  • Unconventional reactors may reduce the level of some nuclear isotopes in the spent fuel they produce, but that won't change what really drives requirements for our future nuclear waste repository: the heat production of spent fuel and amount of long-lived radionuclides in the waste. (thebulletin.org)
  • But building expensive prototypes of reactors whose fuel requires reprocessing, on the belief that such reactors will solve the nuclear waste problem in America, is misguided. (thebulletin.org)
  • We will certainly do an extensive lessons-learned as we gather more and more information on the events in Japan and apply those to our regulatory system and the review of all 104 operating reactors in this country," Bill Borchardt , executive director of operations at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission promised in a Senate hearing on Wednesday. (psmag.com)
  • The amount of radiation released from the Fukushima Daichi reactors is about 10% of that from Chernobyl. (stackexchange.com)
  • These conclusions are based on two comprehensive, independent assessments of the radiation doses received by Japanese citizens, as well as by the thousands of workers who battled to bring the shattered nuclear reactors under control. (stackexchange.com)
  • Something was happening with the nuclear reactors, especially at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. (theenergycollective.com)
  • three Japanese nuclear reactors in use at this time will likely leak radioactivity for weeks. (theenergycollective.com)
  • The European Commission has offered a $585 million loan to enable Ukraine to build two smaller and safer reactors to replace Chernobyl. (courant.com)
  • To answer this question, we first need to understand how radiation from nuclear reactors affects living cells. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Most nuclear reactors use water as the moderator. (skeptoid.com)
  • At the time of the accident, the Chernobyl reactors were owned and operated by the Soviet Ministry of Power and Electrification. (encyclopedia.com)
  • During the 2011 Fukushima nuclear emergency in Japan, three nuclear reactors were damaged by explosions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The stated reasons for building new reactors have varied, ranging from new plutonium and tritium production reactors in the late 1980s and early 1990s to reactors for burning excess military plutonium to a "triple play" reactor that would simultaneously burn excess plutonium, produce tritium (a radioactive gas used in nuclear warheads) and generate electricity. (ieer.org)
  • Twenty-eight years after its Chernobyl nuclear plant blew up, Ukraine confronts a nuclear specter of a different kind: the possibility that its reactors could become military targets in the event of a Russian invasion. (project-syndicate.org)
  • The 16 RBMK reactors, of which the Chernobyl plant was one, are built without containment shells. (stanford.edu)
  • In other reactors, the containment shell will keep almost all radioactive material from spreading in case of an accident. (stanford.edu)
  • In PWR and BWR reactors, this reduces reactivity, causing the nuclear reaction to slow down. (stanford.edu)
  • In RBMK reactors it can cause the nuclear reaction to speed up. (stanford.edu)
  • In this talk, Dr. Sheron will provide a brief description of the three reactors (Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima), and what caused each accident, along with a brief description of the consequences. (ncas.org)
  • The land around the Chernobyl reactors is poisoned. (travelandleisure.com)
  • the resulting fires and nuclear fallout spurred a crisis for the people of the nearby city of Pripyat, Ukraine. (cbsnews.com)
  • CHERNOBYL, Ukraine-The face mask and three radiation monitors I'm wearing here are grim reminders that I'm at the site of the worst nuclear accident in history. (scientificamerican.com)
  • I drove to Chernobyl with health physicist Vadim Chumak at the Research Center for Radiation Medicine at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine and his colleagues. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Chernobyl: The 1986 radiation accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Power Station in the Ukraine is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the accident and its aftermath, including the immediate and long-term health consequences, the release of radioactive cesium and iodine, thyroid cancer cases, the containment of the destroyed Unit 4 reactor, American reaction and response, and much more. (smashwords.com)
  • The worst nuclear accident to date was the Chernobyl disaster which occurred in 1986 in Ukraine . (wikipedia.org)
  • [21] Radioactive fallout from the accident was concentrated in areas of Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Site of the worst nuclear reactor accident, in 1986 in the Ukraine (part of the then USSR). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • KIEV, Ukraine - If you were told that a lot is already known in Ukraine and Belarus about what Chernobyl has done to these countries, than I can tell you that you are wrong. (usatoday.com)
  • When I arrived in Ukraine in 2009, I did not find any serious objective source of information about the state of health of the children and people in the Ivankiv and Polesskiy regions (two areas that neighbor Chernobyl). (usatoday.com)
  • This is according to the Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants (ISPNPP) in Ukraine. (naturalnews.com)
  • The now-independent countries of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus have had to spend a lot of money and time on decontamination and health care costs of the Chernobyl accident. (wikipedia.org)
  • At 1.24am on April 26th, 1986, a power surge in reactor four of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Pripyat, Ukraine, led to a series of massive explosions. (boredpanda.com)
  • On March 6, 1989, the Wall Street Journal ( Wsj89 , p.A-1) reported from Ukraine that "Records of" radiation levels [from the accident] have been deemed so secret that top Soviet scientific researchers, let alone local residents, can't get access to them" -- a statement supported by considerable detail in the full article. (ratical.org)
  • The Chernobyl nuclear accident took place in Pripyat, Ukraine. (adobe.com)
  • The Chernobyl accident and the measures taken to deal with its consequences have cost the Soviet Union - and later Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine - hundreds of billions of dollars, but economic losses were also incurred by other countries, for instance in Scandinavia. (greenfacts.org)
  • The level of government spending linked to Chernobyl is a huge burden on national budgets and is unsustainable, particularly in Belarus and Ukraine. (greenfacts.org)
  • A 20-year study following 110,645 workers who helped clean up after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident in the former Soviet territory of Ukraine shows that the workers share a significant increased risk of developing leukemia. (healthcanal.com)
  • Belarus was heavily affected by the accident at the nuclear power plant at Chernobyl, which is located just over the border in the southeast in neighbouring Ukraine close to the Pripyat river. (fao.org)
  • The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) disaster that occurred in Ukraine on April 26, 1986, was one of the most devastating in human history. (wiley.com)
  • Using this as a case study, the AGU monograph Groundwater Vulnerability: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster is devoted to the problem of groundwater vulnerability, where the results of long-term field and modeling investigations of radionuclide transport in soil and groundwater, within the Ukrainian part of the Dnieper River basin (Kyiv region of Ukraine), are discussed. (wiley.com)
  • The Chernobyl disaster occurred on 26 April 1986at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near the city of Prypiat in Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union, and close to the administrative border with Belarus. (i-sis.org.uk)
  • Most of the deaths were in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine [5] (see Truth about Chernobyl , SiS 47). (i-sis.org.uk)
  • Herd of Przewalski horses inside Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Ukraine). (theconversation.com)
  • Since the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, 34 years have passed. (theconversation.com)
  • This accident, the largest ever in a nuclear facility, led to the creation of a 4,700 km² exclusion zone between Ukraine and Belarus. (theconversation.com)
  • A large number of species that are threatened in Ukraine and in wider Europe reside in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. (theconversation.com)
  • Przewalski horse, Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Ukraine), September 2015. (theconversation.com)
  • Herd of Przewalski horses in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Ukraine), September 2016. (theconversation.com)
  • Przewaslki horse stallion captured by RED FIRE cameras inside the Red Forest, Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Ukraine). (theconversation.com)
  • Two Przewalski horses inside a pine forest, Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Ukraine). (theconversation.com)
  • Similarly, Ukraine cannot afford building new nuclear power plants. (courant.com)
  • The United States has pledged an unspecified grant to establish a nuclear safety center in Ukraine. (courant.com)
  • The reactor disaster in Chernobyl in the Ukraine occurred on 26 April 1986. (bfs.de)
  • To find out which, we'll put it into context with the two other best known nuclear disasters: the 1986 explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl plant in the Ukraine, and the 1979 partial meltdown of a reactor at the Three Mile Island plant in Pennsylvania. (skeptoid.com)
  • On April 26, 1986, a catastrophic accident occurred at the Chernobyl-4 reactor near the town of Pripyat, Ukraine, 100 kilometers northwest of Kiev. (encyclopedia.com)
  • One of the worst nuclear accidents to date was the Chernobyl disaster which occurred in 1986 in Ukraine . (wikipedia.org)
  • Now we have this added spectre to the situation in Ukraine which is caught between two nuclear armed giants vying for control of Eastern Europe. (project-syndicate.org)
  • Ukraine, like Japan, has suffered enough from all things nuclear. (project-syndicate.org)
  • For the past year, Gulaya has been comparing tissues from animals such as mink, pigs, and rodents inhabiting the Chernobyl area with those from other parts of Ukraine. (osti.gov)
  • What I found is that Belarus and Russia, where most of Chernobyl radioactivity went, have not been brave enough to make a count, but that in Ukraine, 35,000 women receive compensation for their spouses who died of Chernobyl-documented exposures. (havanatimes.org)
  • The Chernobyl accident at Chernobyl, Ukraine, was the worst accident in the history of nuclear energy, worse than all others put together. (stanford.edu)
  • The Chernobyl disaster in neighbouring Ukraine in 1986 was the world's worst nuclear accident. (belarus.by)
  • It was the worst accident in the history of nuclear power, releasing radionuclides over parts of what today are Belarus, Ukraine, and the Russian Federation. (space.com)
  • On the day the Ukrainian government finally shut down the last working nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, I was flying in a battered helicopter over the contaminated landscape of Belarus, Ukraine's poor northern neighbor. (travelandleisure.com)
  • This incident has been referred to as the world's worst nuclear power plant accident. (sellfy.com)
  • FARK.com: (10864819) Chernobyl secret documents released for first time in 34 years from the world's biggest-ever nuclear accident show that the Soviet cover-up was bigger than thought. (fark.com)
  • The accident remains the world's worst-ever nuclear plant disaster, and unlike the earthquake-induced meltdown at Fukushima in Japan, Chernobyl was caused by human error. (boredpanda.com)
  • This is precisely why the United States has avoided the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel for the last four decades, despite having the world's largest number of commercial nuclear power plants. (thebulletin.org)
  • In 1997, photographer Paul Fusco documented the lingering effects of the world's worst nuclear accident - Chernobyl. (newint.org)
  • And China, which has some of the world's most ambitious nuclear energy plans, announced Wednesday that it will suspend its program . (psmag.com)
  • For comparison: the total outflow of the world's rivers is 36,380 km^3 -- i.e., its use to dilute the radiation would take 50 years before the radioactive emission from Chernobyl will be brought down to the permissible level. (ratical.org)
  • The 60-metre concrete structure hastily erected after the world's worst nuclear accident in 1986 was expected to last 20 to 30 years. (newscientist.com)
  • That country's leaders, prodded by governments throughout the world, properly calculated that it made no sense to continue operating the plant, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident. (courant.com)
  • The 30 kilometer radius forbidden zone around the Chernobyl atomic plant serves as a sobering reminder of the world's worst nuclear accident. (osti.gov)
  • The Chernobyl disaster remains the world's worst nuclear accident and the exclusion zone is the most radioactively contaminated ecosystem on earth. (ceh.ac.uk)
  • Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world's worst nuclear accident. (phys.org)
  • Defying radioactive contamination and a government evacuation order, Yevgeny Markevich returned to his beloved Chernobyl shortly after it suffered the world's worst nuclear accident 30 years ago this week. (phys.org)
  • The following table compares the nuclear accidents at the Chernobyl (1986) and Fukushima Daiichi (2011) nuclear power plants, the only INES level 7 nuclear accidents to date. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Technical Volume 2/5 - Safety Assessment" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Technical Volume 1/5 - Description and Context of the Accident" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The three major nuclear power plant accidents - Fukushima Daiichi in 2011, Three Mile Island in 1979, and Chernobyl in 1986 - are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official reports, with over 1,300 pages. (smashwords.com)
  • [10] Serious nuclear power plant accidents include the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster (2011), the Chernobyl disaster (1986), the Three Mile Island accident (1979), and the SL-1 accident (1961). (wikipedia.org)
  • The developing crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the wake of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami has raised concerns over the health effects of radiation exposure: What is a 'dangerous' level of radiation? (scientificamerican.com)
  • Other serious nuclear accidents include Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, Three Mile Island accident , the Windscale fire , Mayak accident , and the SL-1 accident. (wikipedia.org)
  • How Much Spent Nuclear Fuel Does the Fukushima Daiichi Facility Hold? (scientificamerican.com)
  • Chernobyl is widely considered to have been the worst nuclear accident in history and one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale, the other being the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown in 2011 (see [2] Fukushima Nuclear Crisis , SiS 50). (i-sis.org.uk)
  • Few people will develop cancer as a consequence of being exposed to the radioactive material that spewed from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last year - and those who do will never know for sure what caused their disease. (stackexchange.com)
  • was an energy accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Ōkuma , Fukushima Prefecture , initiated primarily by the tsunami following the Tōhoku earthquake on 11 March 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Fukushima Daiichi and Daini Nuclear Power Plant workers experienced multiple stressors as both victims and onsite workers after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent nuclear accidents. (cambridge.org)
  • Dr. Sheron was actively involved with the U.S. Government's response to the accident at the Three Mile Island Unit Two nuclear plant in March of 1979, the accident at Chernobyl in 1986, and most recently the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plants in Japan in 2011. (ncas.org)
  • The analysis was one of the very earliest detailed estimates of the cancer consequences of the Chernobyl accident, and was widely reported by the Associated Press, United Press International, and Reuters. (ratical.org)
  • [6] The prime example of a "major nuclear accident" is one in which a reactor core is damaged and significant amounts of radioactive isotopes are released, such as in the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. (wikipedia.org)
  • Navilovka was among hundreds of villages in Belarus demolished by authorities and the residents evacuated following radiation contamination from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. (usatoday.com)
  • By now, the most serious nuclear accident has been the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. (wikipedia.org)
  • The exclusion zone was possibly safe for tourism 'about five years after the accident,' Chumak says. (scientificamerican.com)
  • A road inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone stretches to the horizon. (usatoday.com)
  • Rusting bumper cars that were part of an amusement park that was slated to open a few days after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on April 26, 1986, are seen in the Exclusion Zone. (usatoday.com)
  • Marysya Zavorotnya in the front yard of her sister Ganay's home in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. (usatoday.com)
  • DSM-IV) criteria, among them 115 clean-up workers of the Chernobyl accident (34 with acute radiation sickness), 76 evacuees from the Chernobyl exclusion zone, 28 veterans of the war in Afghanistan, and 22 healthy unexposed individuals. (cambridge.org)
  • The camera traps installed throughout the Exclusion Zone have revealed that, despite being a species associated with steppes (large unforested areas), in Chernobyl these horses use the forest quite frequently. (theconversation.com)
  • The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name, caused thousands of cancers , turned a once populous area into a ghost city, and resulted in the setting up of an exclusion zone 2600km² in size. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Interestingly, in addition to this innate resilience to radiation, some plants in the Chernobyl exclusion zone seem to be using extra mechanisms to protect their DNA, changing its chemistry to make it more resistant to damage , and turning on systems to repair it if this doesn't work. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • A new project led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will investigate the impact of this year's wildfires in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on wildlife. (ceh.ac.uk)
  • The 2,600 km 2 Ukrainian exclusion zone was created when people and farm animals were evacuated following the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in April 1986. (ceh.ac.uk)
  • It will be led by UKCEH radioecologist Professor Nick Beresford, who has been carrying out research in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ) for nearly 30 years, and also involve researchers from the University of Salford and University of Portsmouth , as well as from Belgium and Norway. (ceh.ac.uk)
  • CHAR follows the TREE project , the largest coordinated study on radiation exposure and effects undertaken within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. (ceh.ac.uk)
  • Lawrence and I were making a National Geographic documentary about the wildlife in the 'exclusion zone' surrounding the site of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. (travelandleisure.com)
  • Ground-level radioactivity from nuclear fallout after the Soviet nuclear disaster in rose significantly after weekend rains. (cbsnews.com)
  • On April 26, 1986, 1:23:44 A.M. local time, explosions destroyed reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, releasing approximately 400 times more radioactive fallout than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Of the caesium-137 ( 137 Cs) released from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident, about 5% was deposited in Sweden, with the highest fallout in the coastal counties on the Bothnian Sea. (bmj.com)
  • The fallout which the explosion disseminated was minor compared to Chernobyl. (mybroadband.co.za)
  • A ground burst of a nuclear weapon creates considerably more local deposited fallout than the air bursts used at Hiroshima or Nagasaki. (wikipedia.org)
  • A combination of human error and unsafe reactor design led to the runaway production of heat in Chernobyl's Reactor No. 4, which quickly caused two massive explosions, ruptured the reactor, crumbled the building, exposed the nuclear core, rained radioactive debris around the compound and spread fallout through the atmosphere over the Soviet Union and Europe. (healthcanal.com)
  • Chromosome Analysis in a Population Living in an Area of Germany With the Highest Fallout from the Chernobyl Accident, Mutation Research , 283:221-225, 1992. (oecd-nea.org)
  • The economic impact has also been large, not only from the direct costs of accident cleanup, decontamination, and entombing the reactor, but also for lost agricultural production from the evacuated areas, and from regions throughout Europe where the radioactive fallout resulted in restrictions on eating certain foods and on limiting imports. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Prolonged exposure to radioactive fallout from the 1986 accident, she says, has caused damage to cell membranes in both animals and humans. (osti.gov)
  • It sent a cloud of radioactive fallout into Russia, Belarus and over a large portion of Europe, but the death toll from Chernobyl remains unknown. (havanatimes.org)
  • A study on caesium contamination in human milk, as a consequence of the Chernobyl fallout, was conducted in 1989 on a group of women from one of the areas of northern Italy most heavily affected by the radioactive fallout. (arctichealth.org)
  • Chernobyl fallout: internal doses to the Norwegian population and the effect of dietary advice. (arctichealth.org)
  • Residents of Vienna, Austria were whole-body counted for radiocesium content due to fallout deposited after the Chernobyl accident. (arctichealth.org)
  • In Pripyat, Chernobyl's bedroom city of 49,000, the party chief ordered weddings to go ahead on the day of the accident, despite a shower of radioactivity, to persuade people that nothing was amiss. (latimes.com)
  • Radioactivity forced Soviet officials to create a 30-kilometer-wide no-habitation zone around Chernobyl, sealing off Pripyat. (sellfy.com)
  • While Mykola (pictured, left) was at work his family were evacuated from their house in Pripyat, the ghost city near the nuclear power plant now famous for its eerie abandoned streets and empty playgrounds, for it is still too radioactive to be safely inhabited. (greenpeace.org)
  • He called me to tell that he was listening to the Voice of America in the middle of the night, which was his usual thing to do to get the information, and the broadcast was that the nuclear plant in Pripyat - that there was a nuclear explosion," Shapiro recalled. (voanews.com)
  • The Chernobyl accident took place in 1986 in Pripyat. (adobe.com)
  • An abandoned hotel building in Pripyat, a few miles from Chernobyl. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Health effects of the Chernobyl accident and special health care programmes. (who.int)
  • But this did not occur as a result of the three Mile Island accident. (smashwords.com)
  • On March 28, 1979, the Unit 2 nuclear power plant on the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI-2) in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania near Harrisburg suffered a partial core meltdown . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Three Mile Island accident was the worst accident in American commercial nuclear power generating history, even though it led to no deaths or injuries to plant workers or members of the nearby community. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finally, nuclear power is taught in detail - how it really works and what happens when it doesn't work, as in Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima, as well as how we are making it today, which is shown here without political preconceptions. (coursera.org)
  • Do you remember Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and/or Fukushima? (coursera.org)
  • The inspiration for Perrow's books was the 1979 Three Mile Island accident , where a nuclear accident resulted from an unanticipated interaction of multiple failures in a complex system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Secretary of State, in cooperation with IAEA member states, should promote the adoption of uniform and higher levels of safety standards for nuclear power plants. (gao.gov)
  • GAO disagrees and continues to believe that IAEA should schedule safety reviews that address the most unsafe nuclear power plants. (gao.gov)
  • GAO continues to believe that IAEA should conduct OSART reviews for the most unsafe nuclear power plants. (gao.gov)
  • In a GAO report on IAEA to be issued shortly, GAO reaffirmed the need for IAEA to perform OSART reviews for those nuclear plants operating unsafely. (gao.gov)
  • Fukushima Accident: This thorough compilation of official information and documents includes material from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), U.S. government agencies, and official sources in Japan - providing an authoritative running narrative of the event as it happened hour by hour, plus important and little-known background data. (smashwords.com)
  • The IAEA maintains a website reporting recent nuclear accidents. (wikipedia.org)
  • the information on the Chernobyl accident and its consequences, prepared for IAEA, At Energ. (oecd-nea.org)
  • The 1986 Chernobyl and 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accidents both share the notorious distinction of attaining the highest accident rating on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) scale of nuclear accidents. (phys.org)
  • What are the social and economic costs of the Chernobyl accident? (greenfacts.org)
  • Although the TMI-2 plant suffered a severe core meltdown, the most dangerous kind of nuclear power accident, it did not produce the worst-case consequences that reactor experts had long feared. (smashwords.com)
  • The scientist says that while the complete core meltdown at Chernobyl was a major disaster, it fell far short of the catastrophe many nuclear power critics had feared, the so-called "China Syndrome. (voanews.com)
  • Bordering countries were also impacted by the nuclear meltdown. (adobe.com)
  • Partial core meltdown of the Fermi 1 Reactor at the Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station . (wikipedia.org)
  • Loss-of-coolant accident, leading to a partial core meltdown and massive radioactive contamination of the cavern, which was then sealed. (wikipedia.org)
  • There was reportedly a partial nuclear meltdown in Leningrad nuclear power plant reactor unit 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moreover, warfare is rife with accidents and human error, any number of which could cause a meltdown. (project-syndicate.org)
  • The Chernobyl disaster was a major accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26, 1986, with an explosion at the plant and later radioactive contamination of the surrounding area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Experts: Contamination from Fukushima worse than Chernobyl - Many people say 2051 goal "unrealistic" given scale of catastrophe… "Will I be alive when it's completed? (enenews.com)
  • The International Chernobyl project : surface contamination maps. (who.int)
  • Radioactive contamination in the Netherlands as a result of the nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl. (who.int)
  • Further, this volume sheds light on the consequences of groundwater contamination from nuclear disasters and assists with assessing the risks associated with contamination and developing effective remediation technologies. (wiley.com)
  • The Russian publication, Chernobyl , by scientists Alexey V. Yablokov, Vassily B Nesterenko, and Alexey V. Nesterenko, translated and published by the New York Academy of Sciences in 2009, concludes that among the billions of people worldwide who were exposed to radioactive contamination from the disaster, nearly a million deaths had already occurred between 1986 and 2004. (i-sis.org.uk)
  • About 3.4 million of the country's 50 million people live with the terrible effects of nuclear contamination. (courant.com)
  • The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident, in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR), on April 26, 1986, was the first major nuclear power plant accident that resulted in a large-scale fire and subsequent explosions, immediate and delayed deaths of plant operators and emergency service workers, and the radioactive contamination of a significant land area. (arctichealth.org)
  • It is twenty-five years since the explosion that tore through Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, in the middle of a quiet, mild night in the then Soviet Union. (greenpeace.org)
  • When a nuclear chain reaction goes out of control, it produces a lot of energy all at once, causing a nuclear explosion. (naturalnews.com)
  • According to Hyatt, the fear is that the fission reaction in the room will accelerate exponentially, leading to a nuclear explosion. (naturalnews.com)
  • Many people abroad learned about the Chernobyl nuclear plant's explosion well before the population of the Soviet Union. (voanews.com)
  • However, as soon as the reasons for the explosion became clear, Western nuclear experts lost interest in Chernobyl. (voanews.com)
  • Fukushima I Unit 1 nuclear reactor before and after the hydrogen explosion. (wikipedia.org)
  • No nuclear explosion. (mybroadband.co.za)
  • The event is firmly back in public consciousness with the release of HBO's critically acclaimed mini-series Chernobyl, which gives a dramatized but fairly accurate interpretation of the explosion and its aftermath. (boredpanda.com)
  • Questions are still swirling over this mysterious nuclear accident in northern Russia on August 8th, with seven people, including five nuclear scientists, dead in an explosion which caused a radiation spike in the surrounding area and possibly as far as Scandinavia. (havanatimes.org)
  • American intelligence officials are racing to understand a mysterious explosion that released radiation off the coast of northern Russia last week, apparently during the test of a new type of nuclear-propelled cruise missile hailed by President Vladimir V. Putin as the centerpiece of Moscow's arms race with the United States. (nytimes.com)
  • This caused a steam explosion that blew the top off the reactor, probably stopping the nuclear reaction. (stanford.edu)
  • Normal life ended here on April 26, 1986, when the explosion and subsequent fire in Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station spilled 100 million curies of radioactive material into the atmosphere. (travelandleisure.com)
  • The UN Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation write that radionuclides from the Chernobyl release were measurable in every country in the northern hemisphere. (greenpeace.org)
  • Here, we make the argument that in situ studies of the effects of radionuclides at nuclear accident sites (e.g. (frontiersin.org)
  • Note that in the event of a low altitude or ground bursted nuclear detonation that fractionation of the volatile and non volatile radionuclides occurs, also during the Chernobyl accident the ratio between the different elements released by the accident did change as a function of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the Chernobyl accident and the atmospheric nuclear weapons tests gave rise to artificial radionuclides in food. (bfs.de)
  • Radionuclides deposited from the atmosphere onto plant-based food and animal feed also after the Chernobyl accident and the atmospheric nuclear weapons tests. (bfs.de)
  • The Chernobyl Source Term , Proceedings of a seminar held in Luxembourg, 1-5 October 1990 on Comparative Assessment of the Enviromental Impact of Radionuclides Released during Three Major Nuclear Accidents: Kyshtym, Windscale, Chernobyl, EUR-13574, CEC, pp. 71-91, 1991. (oecd-nea.org)
  • Bu93 Y.P. Buzulukov and Y.L. Dobrynin, Release of Radionuclides During the Chernobyl Accident, The Chernobyl Papers, 1:3-21, Eds. (oecd-nea.org)
  • The "Basic Recommendations for civil protection in the vicinity of nuclear facilities" and the "Radiological basis for decisions on measures to protect the population against Accidental Releases of radionuclides" regulate these measures. (bfs.de)
  • According to Abel Gonzalez, vice chairman of the International Commission on Radiological Protection who studied the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, current information coming from Japan about levels of radiation leakage are incomplete at best and speculations about 'worst-case scenarios' are as of yet irrelevant. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The region's economy suffered not only from the aftermath of the accident but also from the great economic turmoil of the 1990s: the disruption of trade linked to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the introduction of market mechanisms, recession, and Russia's rouble crisis of 1998. (greenfacts.org)
  • The new work is the largest and longest study to date involving Chernobyl cleanup workers who worked at or near the nuclear complex in the aftermath of the accident. (healthcanal.com)
  • The nearly 111,000 Ukrainian workers in the study were among the more than 500,000 former Soviets who worked directly on the front lines in the aftermath of Chernobyl disaster, which was the worst nuclear accident of the 20th century followed by the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan. (healthcanal.com)
  • What they have required utilities to do is develop plans to deal with the aftermath of that accident, and that's considered sufficient to deal with the potential terrorist threat from an aircraft," Lyman said. (psmag.com)
  • Chernobyl officials presumed that any criticality risk would fade with the New Safe Confinement (NSC), a metal structure built over the Shelter in 2016. (naturalnews.com)
  • Professor Beresford was previously involved in studying the impact of fires in July 2016 which burned 80 per cent of the highly contaminated 'Red Forest', an area of up to 6km 2 of coniferous forest killed by high levels of radiation after the Chernobyl accident. (ceh.ac.uk)
  • Chernobyl ten years on : radiological and health impact, an appraisal by the NEA Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health , November 1995. (who.int)
  • The International Chernobyl Project : an overview, assessment of radiological consequences and evaluation of protective measures, report / by an international advisory committee. (who.int)
  • The International Chernobyl Project : proceedings of an international conference held in Vienna, 21-24 May 1991 for presentation and discussion of the technical report, assessment of radiological consequences and evaluation of protective measures. (who.int)
  • The International Chernobyl Project : technical report , assessment of radiological consequences and evaluation of protective measures / report by an international advisory committee. (who.int)
  • The Radiological impact of the Chernobyl accident in OECD countries. (who.int)
  • Assessing Chernobyl's Radiological Consequences, Nuclear Europe Worldscan , 1( 3-4):27-30, 1991. (oecd-nea.org)
  • The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommends that beyond this background level, the public limit their exposure to less than an additional one millisievert per year. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Just last year, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission weakened the safety margin for acceptable radiation damage to reactor vessels. (democracynow.org)
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission audits only about 5 percent of activities at U.S. plants each year, according to the report, and as a result, "its spotlight is more like a strobe light - providing brief, narrow glimpses into plant conditions. (psmag.com)
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission . (encyclopedia.com)
  • He will conclude with a discussion of a recent analytical study done by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission that estimates the consequences of a core melt accident at a U.S. nuclear plant, if one were to occur today. (ncas.org)
  • HAVANA TIMES - Following a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia that left seven dead, we look back at the 1986 nuclear disaster in Chernobyl. (havanatimes.org)
  • EVERYTHING around nuclear is a catastrophe. (enenews.com)
  • In a report planned before Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Union of Concerned Scientists suggests that U.S. nuclear regulators are way too complacent about the possibility of a catastrophe. (psmag.com)
  • Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • JPRS Report: Soviet Union Economic Affairs Chernobyl Notebook" (Republished by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The doses recorded in the 1986 paper are those reported, within the first four months of the accident, by sources such as the World Health Organization, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, several separate country reports, and originally by the Soviet Union itself (citations are in Chapter 36). (ratical.org)
  • Novaya Zemlya was the location of nuclear weapons tests and nuclear waste dumping by the former Soviet Union. (conservapedia.com)
  • Altogether, an estimated 9 million people were directly or indirectly affected by the accident, which contaminated a large swath of the former Soviet Union as well as neighboring countries in Eastern Europe. (courant.com)
  • The Chernobyl disaster, in what was then the Soviet Union, remains the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. (wtkr.com)
  • Her new book, "Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future," chronicles the devastating and underreported impact of radiation on tens of thousands in the Soviet Union that went unreported for decades. (havanatimes.org)
  • However, it was not possible to disentangle the effects of Chernobyl from the much larger harmful effects of the collapse of the Soviet Union. (stanford.edu)
  • Characteristics of myeloproliferative neoplasms in patients exposed to ionizing radiation following the Chernobyl nuclear accident. (cdc.gov)
  • and (3) efforts to achieve greater international nuclear power plant safety. (gao.gov)
  • Here's how the real control desk of the Chernobyl plant looked on April 18, 1986, just days before the disaster. (cbsnews.com)
  • Soviet television showed, on April 30, 1986, this picture of the Chernobyl plant on which a half-destroyed building could be seen. (cbsnews.com)
  • This undated picture, sent by Soviet television, show a man injured in the blast of No. 4 reactor of Ukrainian Chernobyl nuclear plant. (cbsnews.com)
  • These are the front pages of four British morning newspapers reflecting the nuclear accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. (cbsnews.com)
  • The Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant , a Japanese nuclear plant with seven units, the largest single nuclear power station in the world, was completely shut down for 21 months following an earthquake in 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chernobyl nuclear power plant is in the background. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was evacuated and remains uninhabited as a result of a major nuclear power plant accident nearby on April 26, 1986. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • NW of Kiev: nuclear-plant accident 1986. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The Chernoble power plant existed and the pollution from its nuclear accident spread whether it was known or not known. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Natural News ) Scientists raise the possibility of another nuclear accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, as fission reactions are smoldering once again in the nuclear reactor that melted down in 1986. (naturalnews.com)
  • Objectives To determine the total cancer incidence in relation to a 5-year exposure to caesium-137 ( 137 Cs) from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident. (bmj.com)
  • The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear plant did much more than change the lives of hundred thousands of affected people. (voanews.com)
  • She learned about the nuclear plant accident from her father. (voanews.com)
  • The design of a nuclear power plant is not like that and the rods are made of small pellets of nuclear fuel, something like 8mm wide. (mybroadband.co.za)
  • The Governor of the Japanese prefecture of Fukushima Yuhei Sato and International Atomic Energy Agency's Director General Yukiya Amano have signed an agreement to create a scientific center in Fukushima in order to investigate and eliminate the consequences of the accident at a nuclear power plant there. (enenews.com)
  • The Chernobyl and the Fukushima incidents are probably the most large-scale man-caused catastrophes in history," Russian expert in energy and finances Sergey Kondratyev says, "and, although the Fukushima plant is at an ocean's shore, and Chernobyl is deep in the continent, these two tragedies have quite a few common features. (enenews.com)
  • The Accident at the Chernobyl' Nuclear Power Plant and Its Consequences. (chernobyldatabase.com)
  • Reviews the report 'The Accident at the Chernobyl ' Nuclear Power Plant and Its Consequences,' by the USSR State Committee on the Utilization of Atomic Energy. (chernobyldatabase.com)
  • Friday was the anniversary of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. (buzzfeed.com)
  • Radiation-affected areas from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant as of 1996. (conservapedia.com)
  • increased energy costs resulting from the closure of the Chernobyl plant and the cancellation of Belarus's nuclear power programme. (greenfacts.org)
  • A comparison of radiation doses received by Chernobyl cleanup workers with those received by typical nuclear power plant workers and survivors of the Japan atomic bombings in 1945. (healthcanal.com)
  • The claim also looked particularly weak when, Thursday morning, the Union of Concerned Scientists released a new report (long planned for publication this week) examining nuclear plant safety in the U.S. just last year. (psmag.com)
  • It has, in essence, no margin of error, a point Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (whose district is home to the problematic Yankee Nuclear Power Plant ) tried to make at Wednesday's hearing. (psmag.com)
  • DNA repair polymorphisms in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia in sufferers of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident. (cdc.gov)
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common form of leukemia in the clean-up workers of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) accident and it has some specific features. (cdc.gov)
  • At the time of the accident at the nuclear power plant there were no Przewalski horses in Chernobyl. (theconversation.com)
  • Although the Ukrainian nuclear power plant was finally closed last December, the unusually cold winter in that country has triggered second thoughts about the wisdom of decommissioning it. (courant.com)
  • Why is plant life so resilient to radiation and nuclear disaster? (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Wolves, boars and bears have returned to the lush forests surrounding the old nuclear plant. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • The accident occured in unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant - a reactor type of Soviet design. (bfs.de)
  • If there is an accident in a nuclear power plant there are required disaster protection measures in Germany. (bfs.de)
  • The accident occurred while the operators were conducting a test simulating loss of power at the plant. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This is our contribution to the future, in line with our responsibility for those who will come after us," said Igor Gramotkin, Director-General of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. (wtkr.com)
  • If taken in time following an accidental or deliberate release of radioactive iodine, such as would occur with a leak from a nuclear power plant or the detonation of a bomb containing a radioactive payload, potassium iodide saturates the thyroid with a form of iodine that persists in the gland. (encyclopedia.com)
  • These were mostly nuclear plant operators and firefighters. (havanatimes.org)
  • For the incidents at Fukushima Daini (Fukushima II), see Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant . (wikipedia.org)
  • For other 2011 Japanese nuclear accidents/incidents, see Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant , Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant , Tōkai Nuclear Power Plant , and Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant . (wikipedia.org)
  • On 5 July 2012, the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC) found that the causes of the accident had been foreseeable, and that the plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), had failed to meet basic safety requirements such as risk assessment, preparing for containing collateral damage, and developing evacuation plans . (wikipedia.org)
  • We examined the factors associated with participation in a longitudinal two-stage study conducted in Kyiv following the 1986 Chornobyl nuclear power plant accident. (biomedcentral.com)
  • from the Deputy Director of the Chernobyl plant. (stanford.edu)
  • On April 26,1986, Reactor Number Four at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded and the reactor burned for days afterwards. (space.com)
  • Radioactivity lingering in the soil near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident has not prevented life from creeping back at the Ukrainian site. (space.com)
  • The first generation survived with changes in barely 5 percent of the plant proteins, and researchers have also collected results from a second generation of flax grown in a radioactive plot of land near Chernobyl. (space.com)
  • Either way, researchers have been surprised to see that "the radioactive Chernobyl area is not a desert, but is full of life," according to Martin Hajduch, senior scientist at the Slovak Academy of Sciences' Institute of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology. (space.com)
  • For years, Moscow-based officials claimed that they were as much the victims of misinformation about Chernobyl as anyone, since Ukrainian authorities supposedly deceived them about what had happened. (latimes.com)
  • Cytogenetic research of the lymphocyte cultures of peripheral blood of PRCCNA and their children, living in the Republic of Moldova during the 19-20 years after the accident, elucidated the deterioration of the hereditary system, being expressed through high level of genomic, chromosomal, and chromatid type aberration. (radioprotection.org)
  • Mykola Isaiev was one of the thousands of 'liquidators' charged with cleaning up the accident in the following years. (greenpeace.org)
  • 1 Estimated effective doses to some parts of the population in the years after the accident were 1-2 mSv per year. (bmj.com)
  • 2 , 3 Based on the estimates of collective dose, the Swedish Radiation Authority calculated that 300 extra cancer deaths could occur in Sweden in the 50 years after the accident. (bmj.com)
  • Eight years after his death, Legasov was awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation by Russian President Boris Yeltsin, in recognition of his courageous efforts to tell the truth about Chernobyl. (boredpanda.com)
  • Seventy-five years ago, the United States conducted two nuclear attacks against the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, devastating their populations and destroying their infrastructure. (fas.org)
  • Seventy-five years later, we commemorate the nuclear attacks and the unspeakable human suffering they inflicted, which remind us of the uniquely destructive capability of nuclear weapons and the importance of ensuring that they are never used in anger again. (fas.org)
  • On this day 75 years ago, the world entered the nuclear age. (fas.org)
  • Also, a dose of radiation spread over many years (as is the case with Chernobyl) is much less harmful than the same dose received over a short period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nineteen years ago, Chernobyl exploded, vomiting 8 tons of radioactive ash into the air which swept across the lands poisoning 25 per cent of the population and 25 per cent of the lands of Belarus. (newint.org)
  • The long shadow of Chernobyl: twenty years ago, operators committed a fatal series of errors here in the control room of reactor number four. (adobe.com)
  • The Soviet nuclear industry presents its projects as works of near-genius so that they apparently feel that reactor design deficiencies and infringemnets of safety regulations have to be hushed up to go unnoticed and -- what is significantly worse -- uncorrected for years and even decades. (ratical.org)
  • Drastic remedial measures will be needed within 10 years to forestall a further accident and the release of radioactivity into the environment. (newscientist.com)
  • Characterization of Irradiation Levels of the Population in the Controlled Areas within the First Four Years after the Chernobyl NPP Accident, Institute of Biophysics, Moscow, 1994. (oecd-nea.org)
  • Intense protection measures have allowed that just 20 years after their arrival in Chernobyl their number has multiplied by five. (theconversation.com)
  • And now, even years afterward, some are calling it a worldwide radiation disaster, worse than even Chernobyl, that will produce a staggering death count for decades or even centuries. (skeptoid.com)
  • In recent years there has been a debate about the potential and need for developing a second generation of commercial nuclear power plants to generate electricity. (ieer.org)
  • This study critically examines the history of wildly optimistic public statements that were made about nuclear power in the years and decades immediately following World War II and serves as a partial guide to dealing with critical civilian and military nuclear issues today. (ieer.org)
  • Brown says, "After about five years of research, I realized that much of what we know about Chernobyl is just either incomplete or fully incorrect. (havanatimes.org)
  • This month, the United States withdrew from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces agreement, citing long-running Russian violations, and there are doubts that New START, the one remaining major treaty limiting nuclear forces, will be renewed before it runs out in less than two years. (nytimes.com)
  • Jim Eaton wrote: "Since David Brower died more than six years ago, I doubt he has come around to supporting nuclear power. (realclimate.org)
  • The oceans hold more than four billion tons of uranium-enough to meet global energy needs for the next 10,000 years if only we could capture the element from seawater to fuel nuclear power plants. (phys.org)
  • Brian W. Sheron recently retired, after over 42 years of Federal service, as the Director of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. (ncas.org)
  • Mixing with the network of abandoned buildings, water channels, and roads, areas of green appear-a testament to the vegetation that was growing around the site some 20 years after the accident. (space.com)
  • The database "Seeds in Chernobyl" ( http://www.chernobylproteomics.sav.sk ) contains the information about the abundances of hundreds of proteins from on-going investigation of mature and developing seed harvested from plants grown in radioactive Chernobyl area. (frontiersin.org)
  • Now we are preparing the manuscript from the second generation of plants where we compare protein abundances through seed development between plants grown in radioactive and control Chernobyl fields," Hajduch said. (space.com)
  • Surface ground deposition of caesium-137 released in Europe after the Chernobyl accident [D13]" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Radioactive caesium (caesium-137 and caesium-134) and iodine (iodine-131) were particularly significant for the radiation exposure of the population as a consequence of the reactor disaster of Chernobyl. (bfs.de)
  • Post-Fukushima estimations suggest that Chernobyl put out a total of 85,000 TBq of caesium-137 over the course of the disaster. (enenews.com)
  • [8] [9] As of 2014, there have been more than 100 serious nuclear accidents and incidents from the use of nuclear power. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of the most serious nuclear and radiation accidents by death toll in the world have involved nuclear submarine mishaps. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two serious nuclear accidents during the last quarter century (Chernobyl, 1986 and Fukushima, 2011) contaminated large agricultural areas with radioactivity. (frontiersin.org)
  • 1. I.Bahnarel, L.Coreţchi, M.Moldovan Medical and biological aspects of the Chernobil nuclear accident influence on the population of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau, ÎSFEP "Tipografia centrală, 2006. (radioprotection.org)
  • The accident unfolded over the course of five tense days, as a number of agencies at local, state and federal level tried to diagnose the problem and decide whether or not the on-going accident required a full emergency evacuation of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disasters on the scale of the Chernobyl accident lead to harmful effects on the population, territorial lossess without any military action, and to thousands of billions of roubles' [ 18 ] worth of damage, and are, therefore, hard to justify by the need for electric power. (ratical.org)
  • Ba93 M.I. Balonov, Overview of Doses to the Soviet Population from the Chernobyl Accident and the Protective Actions Applied, The Chernobyl Papers, 1:23-45, Ed. S.E. Merwin and M.I. Balonov, Research Enterprises, Richland, WA, 1993. (oecd-nea.org)
  • As a result of the Chernobyl accident many countries have updated their programmes for the protection of the population from radioactive radiation. (bfs.de)
  • The National Academy of Sciences and Amnesty International say he was detained for his outspoken criticism of Belarus' public health policies following the nuclear disaster. (usatoday.com)
  • Chernobyl Telemedicine Project, 1999-2004 : final report of the joint project with the World Health Organization, the Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation and the Republic of Belarus / prepared by Shunichi Yamashita and Michael Repacholi. (who.int)
  • The nuclear accident occurred in April 1986 and 70 percent of the radiation is estimated to have fallen on Belarus, as prevailing winds carried the heaviest radioactive releases into Belarus. (fao.org)
  • Analysis of spatial correlation of radioactive iodine deposition and thyroid cancer occurrence in Belarus post-Chernobyl. (oecd-nea.org)
  • Chernobyl-Related Thyroid Cancer in Children in Belarus . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Nuclear Disasters: Do Plans Trump Actions? (psmag.com)
  • A scale that was designed in order to categorize nuclear disasters gives fuel for journalists to sensationalize the story based on direct comparison. (stackexchange.com)
  • On September 9, 1986, I presented my analysis of (A) the doses committed for people globally from the Chernobyl accident, and (B) the estimated cancer consequences from the doses -- namely, a half-million radiation-induced cancer fatalities. (ratical.org)
  • The findings shed light on the thorny issue of estimating cancer risk from low doses of radiation - an issue of importance to miners, nuclear workers and anyone who is chronically exposed to low levels of radiation at work or patients who receive sizeable radiation doses when undergoing medical diagnostic tests. (healthcanal.com)
  • A previous study showed lower rate of JAK2 V617F in primary myelofibrosis patients exposed to low doses of ionizing radiation (IR) from Chernobyl accident. (cdc.gov)
  • The second, a draft of which has been seen by Nature, comes from the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, and estimates doses received by the general public in the first year after the accident. (stackexchange.com)
  • Be87 G. Bengsston, Radiation Doses in Europe after the Chernobyl Accident, Medical Oncology and Tumor Pharmacotherapy, 4(3-4): 33-137, 1987. (oecd-nea.org)
  • Chapter 9: Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) Press Releases Regarding the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station after the Niigata-Chuetsu-Oki Earthquake (2007 Incident and Response). (smashwords.com)
  • The Chernobyl incident released a nuclear blast that was 400 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb. (adobe.com)
  • The Chernobyl incident is now well documented, see e.g. (stackexchange.com)
  • The Fukushima disaster was the most significant nuclear incident since the 26 April 1986 Chernobyl disaster and the second disaster to be given the Level 7 event classification of the International Nuclear Event Scale . (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, although an evacuation area has been set, radiation hot spots with more than 600 GBq/km2 of Cesium-134/-137, which is comparable to the level of the "permanent control zone" in Chernobyl, are not uncommon outside the evacuation zone[5]. (bmj.com)
  • A recent study published by Greenpeace, involving contributions from fifty-one scientists, suggests that the accident might lead to as many as 100,000 fatalities globally. (greenpeace.org)
  • right in the local Chernobyl fire department, and those were the fatalities. (coursera.org)
  • Should Japan's Reactor Crisis Kill the Nuclear Renaissance? (scientificamerican.com)
  • Meanwhile, a governmental adviser for the nuclear crisis has resigned, citing doubts about the government's will to protect the people[6,7]. (bmj.com)
  • As Japan's natural disaster has unfolded into a worst-case-scenario nuclear crisis over the past week, countries around the world have turned inward toward their own nuclear policies. (psmag.com)
  • In this article we review the literature concerning the effects of chronic low-dose rate radiation exposure from studies conducted in Chernobyl, Fukushima, and other regions of the world with high ambient radiation levels (parts of India in particular). (frontiersin.org)
  • The children of Chernobyl have had children of their own who experience the effects of radiation exposure. (usatoday.com)
  • One way to "improve" the consequences of the accident would be, of course, to reduce estimates of the public's radiation exposure from it. (ratical.org)
  • Overall, there were 137 cases of leukemia among the workers over the 20-year span of the study, and 16 percent of those cancers were attributable to the Chernobyl radiation exposure, the team found. (healthcanal.com)
  • Much of what is known of the protective effects of potassium iodide has come from the measurements of radiation accumulation in the thyroid glands of hundreds of thousands of people in the weeks following the Chernobyl reactor disaster of April 1986, and the therapeutic effects KI achieved in Poland during that time. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A Ukrainian parliamentary commission, concluding a sweeping probe of the Chernobyl disaster, has accused Communist leaders at the time, including Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, of a massive criminal cover-up that led to thousands of deaths. (latimes.com)
  • According to the commission's findings, on the very day of the accident, the Ukrainian State Meteorological Committee submitted results of initial radiation surveys to Ukrainian leaders. (latimes.com)
  • GrogSmash: Nobody in Peculiar: GrogSmash: Nobody in Peculiar: Back in the 90s, I worked with a Ukrainian guy who was actively involved in the cleanup at Chernobyl. (fark.com)
  • In 1991, Alexander Sich, an American of Ukrainian descent, was the first - and for the long time the only - Western scientist who worked in the Chernobyl zone, together with Ukrainian and Russian researchers. (voanews.com)
  • Yes, we did it," said Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during a ceremony at Chernobyl commemorating the event. (wtkr.com)
  • Soviet Leaders Accused of Chernobyl Cover-Up : Disaster: Lies linked to many deaths in nuclear accident. (latimes.com)
  • A study published in 2005 by the World Health Organization estimates that there may eventually be up to 4,000 additional cancer deaths related to the accident among those exposed to significant radiation levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other studies have estimated as many as over a million eventual cancer deaths from Chernobyl. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of the expected long-term deaths, such as that from cancer , have not yet happened and it is hard to say that Chernobyl was the full reason for their deaths. (wikipedia.org)
  • Far fewer people died as an immediate result of the Chernobyl event than the immediate deaths from radiation at Hiroshima. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chernobyl is eventually predicted to result in up to 4,000 total deaths from cancer, sometime in the future, according to the WHO and create around 41,000 excess cancer according to the International Journal of Cancer, with, depending on treatment, not all cancers resulting in death. (wikipedia.org)
  • The number of deaths attributed to Chernobyl varies widely [1]. (i-sis.org.uk)
  • Thirty-one deaths are directly attributed to the accident, all among the reactor staff and emergency workers. (i-sis.org.uk)
  • Early reports after the Soviet nuclear accident at Chernobyl estimated radiation deaths at 10,000 to 100,000 people. (conservapedia.com)
  • How many more people will die of cancer from Chernobyl cannot be calculated, because it is such a tiny fraction of normal cancer deaths. (stanford.edu)
  • HRs were adjusted for age, sex, rural/non-rural residence and pre-Chernobyl total cancer incidence. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions We found a small overall exposure-response pattern of the total cancer incidence related to 137 Cs after adjustment for age, sex, rural residence and pre-Chernobyl cancer incidence. (bmj.com)
  • In the journal Environmental Health Perspectives this week, an international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Chernobyl Research Unit at the Radiation Epidemiology Branch of the National Cancer Institute describes the increased risks of leukemia among these workers between 1986 and 2006. (healthcanal.com)
  • The accident destroyed the reactor and released a large amount of radioactivity into the atmosphere, particularly radioactive iodine (I-131) and radioactive cesium (Cs-137), both of which have the potential to cause cancer. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Do you have citations about what isotopes were released by Fukushima and Chernobyl? (stackexchange.com)
  • The problem is that TEPCO only counts the amount of iodine-131 and cesium-137 leaked from the Fukushima reactor, and compares them to the whole range of isotopes that were discharged at Chernobyl. (enenews.com)
  • The legacy of Chernobyl / Zhores A. Medvedev. (who.int)
  • ANNEX J. Exposures and effects of the Chernobyl accident" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Health effects due to radiation from the Chernobyl accident (Annex D of the 2008 UNSCEAR Report) (PDF) (Technical report). (wikipedia.org)
  • Chernobyl and Fukushima), atomic bomb test sites, and areas of naturally high radiation levels, could provide insights concerning the mechanisms of radiation effects on living systems that cannot be assessed short of conducting research in space, which is not yet feasible for large scale, long term, multigenerational experiments. (frontiersin.org)
  • The agricultural sector is the area of the economy that was worst hit by the effects of the Chernobyl accident. (greenfacts.org)
  • These effects were stronger when comparing plots differing in radiation within rather than among sites, implying that the ecological effects of radiation from Chernobyl on animals are greater than previously assumed. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The first report, seen exclusively by Nature, was produced by a subcommittee of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) in Vienna, and covers a wide swathe of issues related to all aspects of the accident. (stackexchange.com)
  • [4] The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation [14] and World Health Organization report that there will be no increase in miscarriages, stillbirths or physical and mental disorders in babies born after the accident. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2005 Sept 6: The World Health Organization (WHO) [www.who.int] has just released a major study on the effects of the Chernobyl accident. (stanford.edu)
  • Acute effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident on Irish mortality? (arctichealth.org)
  • By estimate of the (grass-roots organization) Chernobyl Union, we have already lost 7,000 people 'burned' by Chernobyl, tens of thousands of children have hyperplasia of the thyroid gland, the number of newborns with genetic defects has increased, there is a rise in leukemia among children," the commission concluded. (latimes.com)
  • During the first year after the accident, about 25,000 people, mainly Soviet Army troops, were dispatched to the site to clean up the accident. (sellfy.com)
  • The area contaminated by the accident was roughly the size of Bangladesh, and seven million people lived there in 1985. (greenpeace.org)
  • The accident killed 31 people directly and damaged approximately $7 billion of property. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approximately 350,000 people were forcibly resettled away from these areas soon after the accident. (wikipedia.org)
  • 6,000 people were involved in cleaning Chernobyl and 10,800 square miles were contaminated. (wikipedia.org)
  • EEG examinations were performed in 105 liquidators of the consequences of the nuclear disaster (LCND) and 90 people without radiation anamnesis (control group). (nih.gov)
  • The scientists were isolated because it was a zone and also people by that time have forgotten about the accident," noted Sich. (voanews.com)
  • One year after the accident, the official death toll related to the Fukushima accident has been five: one caused by the earthquake, another one had a heart attack, two people drowned, and a last person died in October for unreported causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The accident made many people worried about the safety of the Soviet nuclear power industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nobody knows how many people died because of this accident. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although approximately 25,000 people lived within five miles of the island at the time of the accident, [10] no identifiable injuries due to radiation occurred, and a government report concluded that "the projected number of excess fatal cancers due to the accident. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the decades that followed, nuclear testing contaminated lands, oceans, and people, and triggered a nuclear arms race that continues to this day. (fas.org)
  • There are 2,397,863 people registered with Ukraine's health ministry to receive ongoing Chernobyl-related health treatment. (usatoday.com)
  • During a visit with her and about a dozen other children at Ukraine's largest medical clinic for people living with the consequences of Chernobyl, that's what she did: She sang. (usatoday.com)
  • My parents say that Chernobyl was a big disaster and many people perished because of it. (usatoday.com)
  • 5.3.1 Since the Chernobyl accident, more than 330 000 people have been relocated outside the most severely contaminated areas. (greenfacts.org)
  • There has been real suffering, particularly among the 330,000 people who were relocated after the accident. (conservapedia.com)
  • But, for the five million people living in affected regions who are designated as Chernobyl 'victims,' radiation has had no discernible impact on physical health. (conservapedia.com)
  • That accident killed 30 people directly, as well as damaging approximately $7 billion of property. (wikipedia.org)
  • Firstly, people make mistakes, even at nuclear plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nearly 5 million people were exposed to whole-body radiation from the accident, and countless numbers have since died from radiation symptoms, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the World Health Organization. (wtkr.com)
  • She claims to have found similar alterations in the neurons of people who have died since being exposed to Chernobyl radiation. (osti.gov)
  • And I worked my way through 27 archives and talked to three dozen scientists and farmers and people who worked with the Chernobyl accident, and I followed biologists around the Chernobyl zone who work there twice the year. (havanatimes.org)
  • But what few people know is that there's a second Chernobyl zone that's nearly as radioactive as the first Chernobyl zone. (havanatimes.org)
  • Another misconception we have about the Chernobyl zone is that about 300 people were hospitalized. (havanatimes.org)
  • What I found, working through the archives, is that 40,000 people, with 11,000 of them being children, streamed into hospitals in the summer after the accident for Chernobyl-related exposures. (havanatimes.org)
  • If you look at U.N. records, they say from 35 to 54 people died from Chernobyl exposures. (havanatimes.org)
  • Dietary studies and whole-body measurements were used to estimate the intake of radiocesium and the radiation dose received by different groups of people in Norway after the Chernobyl accident. (arctichealth.org)
  • American officials have said nothing publicly about the blast on Thursday, possibly one of the worst nuclear accidents in the region since Chernobyl, although apparently on a far smaller scale, with at least seven people, including scientists, confirmed dead. (nytimes.com)
  • 32 people died in the accident and in efforts to put out the fire. (stanford.edu)
  • Off the record and at the Chernobyl visitors' center, they give a number of 150,000 Ukrainians dead from Chernobyl exposures. (havanatimes.org)
  • Three U.S. senators have called for a congressional probe on safety issues at the nation's aging nuclear plants following a pair of new exposés. (democracynow.org)
  • Some Western scientists don't agree with this because there is no specific marker to prove that this is an impact from Chernobyl. (usatoday.com)
  • However, Western scientists had little access to the Chernobyl site and medical data for a long time. (voanews.com)
  • In recognition of this 75th anniversary, the Federation of American Scientists is honored to join a coalition of nuclear weapons organizations and survivors in calling for our leaders to take the actions necessary to ensure nuclear weapons are never used again and to negotiate in good faith the global elimination of these most devastating weapons of mass destruction. (fas.org)
  • The Federation of American Scientists is honored to provide the world with the best non-classified estimates of the nuclear weapons arsenals. (fas.org)
  • Soviet engineers and scientists are considering filling the makeshift sarcophagus surrounding the wrecked Chernobyl reactor with a lightweight, quick-setting polymer in an attempt to immobilise radioactive debris inside the crumbling concrete tomb. (newscientist.com)
  • But last week a team of Soviet scientists told an international nuclear conference in Paris that the sarcophagus is deteriorating faster than expected. (newscientist.com)
  • Late Sunday night, officials at a research institute that had employed five of the scientists who died confirmed for the first time that a small nuclear reactor had exploded during an experiment in the White Sea, and that the authorities were investigating the cause. (nytimes.com)
  • there is extensive discussion of the earthquake risk at California power plants, emergency planning for loss of coolant accidents, and preparations for public health impacts. (smashwords.com)
  • A unique chapter provides the running account of TEPCO's problems and radiation leaks from the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station in Niigata Prefecture following a strong earthquake in 2007. (smashwords.com)
  • A trial was held in 1987 of the Chernobyl director, chief engineer and other top members of the plant's personnel on charges of criminal negligence in the accident, but they were only "scapegoats," Yavorivsky said. (latimes.com)
  • The radioactivity released at Chernobyl tended to be more long-lived than that released by a bomb detonation hence it is not possible to draw a simple comparison between the two events. (wikipedia.org)
  • The total leakage of cesium and iodine is so far equivalent to 10 percent of Chernobyl, and this may rise a bit. (theenergycollective.com)
  • TEPCO's new estimates suggest that its Fukushima reactor has released more than quadruple the amount of radioactive cesium-137 leaked during the Chernobyl disaster. (enenews.com)
  • In the period to 2007, 63 major nuclear accidents have occurred at nuclear power plants . (wikipedia.org)