The Optimist Daily has reported on a number of inventions that use ultraviolet (UV) microorganisms' radiation as a sanitation tool, like this door handle or this mask decontamination machine. It seems lighting may be the future solution to quickly and safely zap away harmful … [Read more...] about Simple UV-LED lights could be used to kill coronavirus and HIV
Technology reduces Chernobyl’s radiation levels by 47%
Swiss company Exlterra (Excellence for Earth) in partnership with Ukrainian entity State Specialized Enterprise Ecocenter (SSE Ecocenter) has successfully reduced radiation in the soil and air in the Chernobyl exclusions zone thanks to a new technology called Nucleus Separation … [Read more...] about Technology reduces Chernobyl’s radiation levels by 47%
Snakes assist scientists in studying areas affected by nuclear disasters
In 2011, a 15-meter tsunami disabled the power supply and cooling at Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant, damaging three nuclear reactors in the process. The accident was rated a seven, which is the highest level on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale. Now, a … [Read more...] about Snakes assist scientists in studying areas affected by nuclear disasters
How dangerous is my mobile?
A growing body of research suggests that radiation from cellphones and other electronic devices may harm our health. How worried should we be and what can we do about it? Kim Ridley | December 2006 issue Perhaps more than any other technology, wireless communication is … [Read more...] about How dangerous is my mobile?