Nuclear Power & Radiation

NRC Gives Turkey Point Nuclear Expansion A Key Environmental Approval

"Federal nuclear regulators have wrapped up a seven-year environmental study partly clearing the way for two new reactors at Turkey Point, just as work gets underway on a massive cleanup of leaking cooling canals connected to the plant’s old reactors."

Source: Miami Herald, 11/07/2016

N Korea Does 5th Nuclear Test, Claims ‘Higher Strike Power’ Warheads

"North Korea defiantly celebrated its fifth nuclear test Friday, claiming that it can now make warheads small enough to fit onto a missile and warning its "enemies" — specifically the United States — that it has the ability to counter any attack."

Source: Wash Post, 09/09/2016

"Your Gut's Gone Viral, And That Might Be Good For Your Health"

"Everywhere you turn, it seems, there's news about the human microbiome. And, more specifically, about the bacteria that live in your gut and help keep you healthy. Those bacteria, it turns out, are hiding a big secret: their own microbiome. A study published Monday suggests some viruses in your gut could be beneficial."

Source: NPR, 08/30/2016

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