Radiation

UK Gets Serious About Solar Storms. Finally.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech

Solar storms are a problem. Not in the future, not in sci-fi. Now. All astronomers know this. The Met Office knows this. And the UK government know...

These Pants Can Protect Your Sperm From Damaging Radiation. Apparently.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech

There's an English gent who wants to protect your testicles. How? He wants you to wear his pants. Not ones he's worn, but some that he and so...

The IRA, Radiation, Nigel Farage - And the Global Homeless

Alastair Sloan | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Politics
Alastair Sloan

Globally, there are 100 million homeless. Last week saw some bizarre and disgusting news reported about their fate, which made me think about the wide range of reasons people become homeless, the various fates that await them - and the urgency with which we must safely and affordably house our populations.

Iraq: Politics and Science in Post-Conflict Health Research

Neel Mani | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Neel Mani

During my time as the director of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) programme in Iraq between 2001 and 2003, the WHO, together with other agencies...

Yasser Arafat May Have Been Poisoned With Polonium Experts Reveal

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Traces of polonium-210 have been found on clothing used by Yasser Arafat, Swiss radiation experts have confirmed. The existence of the radioactive...

Sunbed Users Exposed To Double Levels Of Radiation

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of sunbeds expose users to double the radiation safety limits, increasing their risk of skin cancer, new research has found. Ultraviol...

29 Of The Most Famous Scientific Minds In History In One Photo

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Tech

Swedish Artist Forri Farg has brought to life a photo marking one the most famous meetings of scientific minds in history. His new, colourised vers...

Splashdown: Fukushima Beach Reopens To The Public

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

Following the meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, some areas of land close by have been declared too dangerous for human h...

Gordon Brown Set To Make Rare House Of Commons Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown will make a rare appearance in the House of Commons next Wednesday when he leads a debate on the need to clean up radiation from a beach ...

MoD Urged To Clean Up 'Radioactive Beach'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown has called on the Ministry of Defence to clean up a radioactive beach in Scotland. The former prime minister said the government neede...

Manchester Airport Ignores Radiation Warnings Over 'Naked Body Scanners'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Despite radiation concerns raised over ‘naked’ airport body scanners that screened millions of passengers at Heathrow, Manchester airport have con...

"Spooks" Phone Detects Radiation

Telegraph | Melanie Hick | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Tech

Japan's largest mobile phone carrier - NTT Docomo - showed off its new radiation monitoring technology as Ceatec opened its doors to the first of an a...

Upending Physics? Spectacular Aspects of Neutrinos Below, at, or Above Speed of Light

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

The spectacular aspect of such a detectable neutrino beam would be less the discovery that neutrinos may be actually tachyons, but an information speed above the speed of light barrier.