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UN watchdog ‘seriously’ worried by North Korea nuclear program

UN watchdog ‘seriously’ worried by North Korea nuclear program

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog said Monday he is “seriously” worried about the North Korean nuclear program, which has not been subject to international inspections since 2009. “I remain seriously concerned about the nuclear program of the Democratic […]


Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Iran was a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his secret services, according to reports Monday citing leaked documents. The inconsistency was revealed in a cache of communications between […]


New devices may soon help Soldiers detect chemicals, bio threats

This colorimetric detection assay, about the size of a postage stamp, is printed with a grid of several dozen indicator chemicals arranged in a grid of small dots.

Researchers are refining for Army use a commercial technology that will allow Soldiers to accurately and rapidly detect an array of chemical and biological hazards – from mustard agent to anthrax – and then transmit those results to their higher […]


Detecting chemical weapons with a color-changing film

Detecting chemical weapons with a color-changing film

In today’s world, in which the threat of terrorism looms, there is an urgent need for fast, reliable tools to detect the release of deadly chemical warfare agents (CWAs). In the journal ACS Macro Letters, scientists are reporting new progress […]


Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

Pakistan Tuesday said it opposed a new nuclear deal signed between the US and India during a recent trip to New Delhi by President Barak Obama, saying it was detrimental to stability in South Asia. The US and India reached […]


IAEA chief urges vigilance against ‘terrorist’ nuke threats

IAEA chief urges vigilance against ‘terrorist’ nuke threats

The head of the UN’s atomic watchdog warned Monday that “terrorists” could attack or sabotage nuclear facilities in countries where security is weak, and urged governments not to let their guard down. “This is a very serious issue for the […]


Payout for Fiji veterans of British atomic tests

Payout for Fiji veterans of British atomic tests

Fiji soldiers exposed to radiation during British nuclear tests in the Pacific more than 56 years ago are finally to receive compensation, a government minister was reported as saying Tuesday. More than 70 military personnel, unaware of the mission they […]


Russia, US End Nuclear Cooperation Program

Nuclear Symbol

Moscow has decided to end its nuclear cooperation program with the US, saying that it no longer needs assistance in safeguarding nuclear sites located in Russia, the Boston Globe reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the situation. The decision was […]


No sign of North Korea nuclear test preparations: US think tank

North Korea Nuclear Test Site

North Korea is showing no signs of preparing for a new nuclear test, a US think tank said Friday, citing recent satellite imagery. However one or more tunnels at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site are complete and ready for another […]


 
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