Saturday, December 2, 2023

Snakes help monitor Fukushima Fallout

Researchers have equipped snakes with tracking devices and dosimeters to measure the radiation levels in the vicinity of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan, in which there were three core meltdowns in March 2011 – one of the largest anthropogenic releases of radioactive contamination in history. Radiation leaks forced tens of thousands of people ... Read more

Nuclear energy only option for low-cost electricity: Experts

Experts have observed that nuclear energy is the only option to produce cheaper electricity, although some developed countries have put a check on power generation from nuclear plants. Nuclear power is a low-cost option to generate electricity from a nuclear reactor that uses renewable energy or even coal. “This key information is an important

No compromise with safety: Hasina

Voicing a strong resolve that Bangladesh would never compromise on the safety issues while constructing the nuclear power plant, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday urged the local nuclear engineers and related manpower to improve management efficiency and update their knowledge. “We’ll have to develop local competence in all areas including