5th International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity in 2022

The 5th International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity in 2022 will take place in Oslo, Norway, from 4 to 9 September Organiser: Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA), Institute for Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) and International Union of Radioecologists (IUR) in cooperation with IAEA, FAO, UNSCEAR, OECD/NEA, EC-JRC, ICRP, AMAP, CERAD CoE,…

Unconventional methods of preserving food.

One of the many consequences of civilisation is the need to preserve food. The methods used up to now are unable to meet the expectations of modern consumers, moreover, many of them have a negative effect on the quality of the products. High temperature causes loss of components sensitive to its action, i.e. thiamine, folic…

A leak or the movement of the Russian military? Let’s find out why radiation levels in the Chernobyl zone rose sharply

On the first day of the war in Ukraine, the Russian military seized the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Shortly afterwards, the radiation level at the site of the plant jumped up to 20 times. We examined the information of Ukrainian specialized structures and asked nuclear physicist Andrei Ozharovsky what could be the reason for such…

PhD lists foods that will protect against radiation

People living in areas with elevated levels of radiation should eat red grape products, as well as those containing iodine. The former help in the elimination of radionuclides, the latter in the protection of the thyroid gland. Nicholas Kambuchi, associate professor of expertise in doping and drug control at the University of Chemical Technology and…