Monthly Archives: December 2013

USFDA Acts to Phase Out Certain Antibiotic Use in Farm animals

We are actually greedy. We feed cattle and poultry and other food producing animals with antibiotics so that they fatten fast  with less food! This has its flip side. The practice  leads into the development of  antibiotic resistance. We must … Continue reading

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Leningrad 1, the oldest RBMK reactor reconnected to the grid

 World Nuclear News stated that  Leningrad 1, the oldest operating RBMK unit, has been reconnected to the grid after the completion of work to resolve deformation of its graphite moderator. This 38 year old reactorof 915 MW capacity  has been … Continue reading

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