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208 Instances of Radiation in Cargo Containers

Quarantine authorities nationwide uncovered 208 instances in which excessive levels of radiation were found in imported cargo containers in September, the nation’s top quality watchdog said on Thursday. There was 19.6 percent more radiation from the same period last year, said Chen Xitong, spokesman for the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. A […]

Cabbage Helps Protect us from Radiation

Cabbage could be the key to protecting people from radiation during cancer therapy, new research has shown. The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Centre study found that a compound derived from cruciferous vegetables – such as cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli – protected rats and mice from lethal doses of radiation. The American researchers’ work suggests the […]