Category: Research

Dentist 101: Everything You Need to Know About Dentists and the Dental Procedures They Deal With

Different types of doctors specialize in treating various kinds of diseases. Similarly, dentists also come in many different forms. Much like doctors, different dentists treat different dental problems. Many dentists may choose to practice general dentistry. Others prefer to specialize in particular dental ailments, including pediatric dentistry, dental surgery, braces and teeth alignment, specialist gum […]

April 20 2020 0comment

Tourists give Chernobyl new life

In 2006, I traveled to Kyiv, Ukraine to conduct a health and human performance study for a major university.  While in Ukraine, I stayed at the home of a friend who is a retired nuclear scientist.   The majority of his career was spent in support of secret nuclear programs sponsored by the U.S.S.R.  One evening, […]

May 03 2017 0comment

Nuclear Weapon Ban Negotiations Violating NPT Commitments

The United Nations General Assembly began negotiations March 27-31 on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons. A second session is scheduled for June 15‑July 7, 2017. Following that, the General Assembly will review progress and decide on a path forward. Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Nearly a half-century ago, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of […]

July 13 2016 0comment

Everything you need to know about mini nuclear reactors

Stephen Monk, Lancaster University Nuclear power can be a touchy subject, one that seems to divide opinion. Many people believe it is unclean, controversial and costly – and the 2011 Fukushima disaster showed the world just how unsafe nuclear can be; the meltdown of the power plant was the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in […]

July 13 2016 0comment

Nuclear Profile: The Idaho National Laboratory

Spread out across several facilities in the vast desert between Idaho Falls and Arco, Nevada is the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The INL is a site operated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and while most of the people who work there are contractors to the DOE, there are federal employees who work at […]