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June 08, 2016
TECH SPACE
A protective shield against the heavy metal uranium
Dresden, Germany (SPX) Jun 07, 2016
Microorganisms can better withstand the heavy metal uranium when glutathione is present, a molecule composed of three amino acids. Scientists from the German based Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) and the University of Bern in Switzerland have now proven this resilience by closely examining cell heat balance. They discovered that glutathione is an effective decontamination agent. The studies provide important insights into bioremediation of mining waste piles and other contaminated areas with ... read more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Finns to bury nuclear waste in world's costliest tomb
Deep underground on a lush green island, Finland is preparing to bury its highly-radioactive nuclear waste for 100,000 years - sealing it up and maybe even throwing away the key. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Dutch MPs urge closure of Belgian nuclear plants
Dutch lawmakers on Tuesday urged the government to push for the closure of two ageing nuclear reactors in Belgium, which have also raised concerns in other neighbouring countries. ... more
TECH SPACE

Scientists test world's most intense gamma radiation source
Scientists may soon better understand the elemental origins of oxygen, thanks to the world's most intense source of gamma radiation - soon to be brought online at the ELI Nuclear Physics research facility in Romania. ... more
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Bids for S.Africa nuclear plants to open in next months
Bidding for power plants in South Africa is expected to start in coming months, France's special envoy for nuclear matters said Wednesday in Johannesburg. ... more


CIVIL NUCLEAR

Renewables take wind out of Hungary-Russia nuclear project
Falling energy costs, including from the rise of renewables, are making the controversial expansion of Hungary's sole nuclear plant with Russian reactors less viable, one of the country's energy chiefs said Monday. ... more

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ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia to Create New Powerful Plasma Rocket Engine
A Russian rocket engine company, with the assistance of a major research and development institute, will work on a project to create a powerful electrodeless plasma rocket engine, Russia's Roscosmos ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

EDF has no date for final decision on UK's Hinkley NPP
French electric company EDF has no fixed date for a final investment decision on the delayed construction of Hinkley Point atomic power plant in England, the chief of its UK subsidiary said. UK medi ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New mapping technique can help fight extreme poverty

Meadows beat out shrubs when it comes to storing carbon

Scientists show how Himalayan rivers influenced ancient Indus civilization settlements

Uncovering varied pathways to agriculture

Nuclear technology helps scientists study Australia's prehistoric ecosystems

Archaeologist says fire, not corn, key to prehistoric survival in arid Southwest

Shining a light on plant growth and development

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia, Kenya sign memorandum on nuclear cooperation, plan first NPP
Russia and Kenya signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of nuclear energy cooperation at the ATOMEXPO 2016 forum on Monday, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported. Russia is ready to suppor ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Moscow, Yerevan discuss provision of Armenian NPP with fuel
Russia and Armenia discussed on Monday the possibility to supply the Armenian nuclear power plant (ANPP) with additional fuel to create a fuel reserve, Russia's TVEL fuel company, which is part of t ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear power stations to join French strike
Workers at nuclear power stations in France were set to go on strike Thursday, joining a growing protest movement against controversial labour market reforms that has already severely disrupted fuel supplies. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Areva, TVO talks over nuclear dispute called off: TVO
Negotiations between France's struggling nuclear power giant Areva and Finnish operator TVO over cost overruns and delays for the construction of a Finnish reactor have been called off, TVO said on Thursday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

AREVA awarded research contract for UK Nuclear Decommissioning
AREVA has been selected as one of the companies for an R and D framework contract by the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for its Direct Research Portfolio (DRP). As a key part of the NDA' ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Ariane 5 rocket takes off with European GPS satellites

Russian space agency blames satellite loss on programming error

Tokyo airport to be 'scattered' with robots for 2020 Olympics

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The Second Moon Race

Space Policy Directive calls for human expansion across the solar system

Robot Moon Base: Beijing's New Lunar Landing Program

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia's Maiden Nuclear Icebreaker to Be Floated Out in Mid-2016
Russia's maiden Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker dubbed "Arktika" will be floated out at the Baltic Shipyard in the summer of 2016 ahead of its late 2017 planned launch, the nuclear icebreak ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia certain Hungary will clarify Paks NPP issue with EU
Russia is certain that the Hungarian government will provide clarifying answers to the European Commission's questions regarding the Paks nuclear power plant, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Worse 'Than the Disaster Itself': Tokyo Slammed for Fukushima Cleanup
Tokyo is facing new backlash this week over their handling of Fukushima cleanup efforts, as it has been revealed that 600 tons of radioactive reactor fuel remains missing, five years after the disas ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Clashes as France gripped by fresh wave of strikes
Masked youths clashed with police in Paris and striking workers blockaded refineries and disrupted nuclear power stations on Thursday as an escalating wave of industrial action against labour reforms rocked France. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

The Lessons of Chernobyl and Fukushima
Nuclear energy is a polarizing subject between politicians and scientists, versus environment protection activists and the victims of contamination events, with each having opposing views on whether ... more

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Ready to Propose ASEAN New Nuclear Electrical Power Plants - Putin
Russia is ready to offer the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nuclear electrical power plants of the next generation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. ASEAN comprise ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Pakistan Applies for Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership
Pakistan has applied to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), claiming it has the ability to adhere to the nuclear proliferation-reducing body's standards, the Pakistani Foreign Ministry said Frid ... more



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CIVIL NUCLEAR

China in 'preliminary' deal for Sudan's first atomic plant

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear foes renew push to shut plant near Manhattan

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Obama says no apology for A-bomb on Hiroshima visit

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Orbita, a ghost of Chernobyl in the heart of Ukraine

CIVIL NUCLEAR

US eyes European reactors market

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Pakistan seeks nuclear group membership to curb proliferation

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Rosatom Ready to Start on Iran's New Nuclear Reactors

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Delay to NuGen nuclear power plant in England

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Towards decommissioning Fukushima: 'Seeing' boron distribution in molten debris

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Hollande renews support for EDF nuclear project in Britain

AREVA awarded decontamination contract for Grafenrheinfeld Power Plant

France's 'Atomic Anne' charged over nuclear deal

Toshiba posts $4.4 bn full-year loss on nuclear writedown

N. Korea leader says will only use nuclear weapons if attacked

N. Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress

Israel nuclear reactor defects spark secrecy dilemma

All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident: report

Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions

Belgium plans to provide all residents with anti radiation pills

India's Mainland to Host Next Hub of Nuclear Plants

BWXT tapped for nuclear reactor components, fuel

German power giants to pay into public fund to finance nuclear phase-out

Africa turning to nuclear to meet growing energy needs

China eyes offshore expansion via floating nuclear plant

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world

Thirty years on, Ukraine mourns victims of Chernobyl

Advances in extracting uranium from seawater announced in special issue

Toshiba takes $2.3 bln hit from Westinghouse write-down

France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project in September

Belgium rejects German call to shut down 2 nuclear reactors


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