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2007-12-22 06:00:33

By Frattini, Jared C Sosa, Julie Ann; Carmack, Susanne; Robert, Marie E * Data from the nuclear reactor explosion in Chernobyl and the atomic bomb detonations in Hiroshima and Nagasaki demonstrated an association between ionizing radiation and tumoriogenesis.

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2007-06-07 18:25:00

Two decades after an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant sent clouds of radioactive particles drifting over the fields near her home, Maria Urupa says the wilderness is encroaching.

2006-07-06 15:40:34

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study confirms a substantially increased risk of thyroid cancer among people exposed to radiation during childhood and adolescence after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident.

2006-04-26 08:25:00

Mourners laid red carnations -- symbols of grief -- in the shadow of the ruined Chernobyl power station on Wednesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident.

2006-04-26 06:25:00

Mourners laid red carnations in the shadow of the ruined Chernobyl power station on Wednesday as they marked the 20th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident.

2006-04-26 03:54:09

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police on Wednesday dragged away activists protesting on Red Square against atomic power on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

2006-04-26 00:25:00

Mourners bearing candles marked the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on Wednesday, honoring those who died from its effects as leaders pledged to ensure it would never happen again.

2006-04-25 10:36:37

By Christian Lowe KIEV (Reuters) - The world has failed to learn the lessons of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, according to the man who was in charge of the reactor that blew up 20 years ago this week.

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2006-04-23 09:30:00

The Chernobyl plant sits idle 20 years after the world's worst nuclear accident, its last reactor taken out of service some six years ago. But a dozen other reactors of the same design remain in operation and some could be in service for another 30 years. Could another one blow up?

2006-04-21 01:35:00

Rudchenko's family was among 200,000 residents evacuated after an explosion ripped through the Chernobyl nuclear power station on April 26, 1986 in the world's worst nuclear accident.


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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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