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Radioactive material reported missing in Malaysia

Authorities fear the device, which contains an unknown amount of radioactive iridium, could cause radiation exposure or be used as a weapon by militants.

Now nuclear material can be traced even after they are moved

Scientists have developed a new technique to detect traces of nuclear material even after it has been removed from a location. The technique takes advantage of the fact that radioactive material changes the arrangement of valence electrons - or outer electrons - in insulator materials.


DGCA begins probe into radioactive leak at IGI Airport

The probe team is being headed by the Director of Air Safety at the DGCA, it said.

Earth's atmosphere suffers from 'nuclear hangover', shows study

Radioactive debris caused by nuclear bomb tests during the Cold War still exist in the Earth's atmosphere

Chandigarh moots underground nuke shelter for 'top brass'

Chandigarh administration has mooted setting up of an underground safe house shelter.

Radioactive water leak feared at Japan nuke plant

TEPCO is moving the water to a nearby tank a process that could take several days.


Radioactive material at UoP: UGC checks labs

Following the radioactive material leak in Delhi University that was revealed last month,starting with the University of Pune...

No leakage in ship docked near Alang,says Central team

The Central team inspecting the ship allegedly carrying radioactive substance near Alang coast ruled out any leakage in the vessel as alleged by its owner.

Govt looking into reports of contaminated US ship at Guj coast

A Central team began a probe into allegations that a radioactive contaminated US ship has been anchored at the Alang coast in Gujarat.

‘Radioactive’ ship near Alang: Inquiry ordered

An inquiry has been ordered into reports that an allegedly radioactive contaminated ship from the US has anchored off the Alang coast in Gujarat,Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Thursday.