Monthly Archives: March 2012

Tobacco companies beware, reporting requirements on harmful chemical contents in your products

If Sir Richard Doll the eminent epidemiologist were alive, he would have been the happiest man. He was the first scientist to establish a link between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. He coauthored a paper in the British Medical Journal … Continue reading

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Anti nuclear activists are lying or are ignorant

With malice towards none, and knowledge for all! Those keen to sift facts from fiction may read the following note: There is widespread wrong information about the status of nuclear power in USA after 1979, the year in which the … Continue reading

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The US NRC voted to issue Combined Licenses to two AP1000 reactors at Jenkinsville, South Carolina

Those who continue to agree with The Economist (March 10, 2012) that nuclear power is the dream that failed may think again. The US NRC(Nuclear Regulatory Commission) has today voted  4-1 to issue combined licences to  the South Carolina Electric … Continue reading

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Why nuclear power is not the dream that failed?

The Economist dated March 10, 2012 published an article titled “Nuclear power: the dream that failed”. The Magazine is extremely popular among the discerning readers in India. Some of them are decision makers. In fact one of them brought it … Continue reading

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NSRA Bill:Stakeholders must support the bill for it to function optimally

I have published an article titled “NSRA Bill: Learning from history”, in The Economic Times (24 March 2012). It can be accessed at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/12387792.cms?  

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Travails in medical imaging of bulky patients

Travails in medical imaging of bulky patients March 21, 2012   The constraint: Some obese patients are too large to image using even X-ray films of large size. They need multiple cassettes. Photo: AFP Keen observation and analysis of case … Continue reading

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Why nuclear power is not the dream that failed

I wrote an article titled “Why nuclear power is not the dream that failed” in rediffmail.com. This article was in direct response to an article titled “Nuclear power: the dream that failed” in The Economist, the British Magazine. The article … Continue reading

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