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2009-04-01 14:19:00

OptoScreener system to enhance security control with weapon and liquid detection at the Ontario nuclear power plant QUEBEC CITY, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Optosecurity Inc., (http://www.optosecurity.com), a company developing breakthrough security products that improve the performance of checkpoint X-ray screening systems, today announced the sale of several units of its unique security system, the OptoScreener, to Bruce Power Generating Station located in Ontario, Canada. Optosecurity is...

2008-06-30 09:03:12

Roundup: Jordan's first nuclear plant looms amid deals with Western powers AMMAN, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Jordan's first nuclear plant is looming in sight as it inked a preliminary nuclear cooperation deal with Britain on Sunday, the third one in a month with Western nuclear powers on pumping nuclear energy. Under the latest deal, Britain and Jordan will jointly promote "the establishment of a reliable source of nuclear fuel for future civilian light water nuclear reactors" in the Arab...


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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