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Gadolinium should go: Risk experts want MRI contrast agent pulled off market - The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review

Gadolinium should go: Risk experts want MRI contrast agent pulled off market
The Australian Financial Review
In Australia it is used in 600,000 MRI scans a year. It's not used in common MRIs, such as ... "In Australia many people who don't need gadolinium get it because many specialists outside of radiology are not aware of the issues and automatically ...

Secret FBI Files on Dead People Uncovered With FOIA Project - HowStuffWorks NOW


HowStuffWorks NOW

Secret FBI Files on Dead People Uncovered With FOIA Project
HowStuffWorks NOW
Left to right, that's Hedy Epstein, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Joseph Medicine Crow, Daniel Aaron and Fred Thompson. All had FBI files on them that were released via Parker Higgins' project FOIA the Dead. Ilya S. Savenok/AFP/Boston Globe/Getty Images ...

How One Missing Oxford Comma Changed an Entire Legal Decision - HowStuffWorks NOW


HowStuffWorks NOW

How One Missing Oxford Comma Changed an Entire Legal Decision
HowStuffWorks NOW
A court case was decided based upon the absence of one very specific comma. Learn more about the serial comma's use in this HowStuffWorks article.

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The unlikely diamond hunter - Particle (blog)


Particle (blog)

The unlikely diamond hunter
Particle (blog)
The device determines the relative concentrations of helium, thorium, uranium and lead in rocks and crystals—including zircon. “We can use the relative abundances of these elements to work out the time-temperature history of a rock.” Brent explains.

Tesla will kill the duck in Australia in 100 days or it's free - Treehugger


Treehugger

Tesla will kill the duck in Australia in 100 days or it's free
Treehugger
Australia has a ton of sun, but a ridiculously volatile electrical distribution system that depends on old coal fired power stations. According to the Sydney Morning-Herald, the spot prices for wholesale electricity have varied between a high of $13 ...

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Energy / Energy-General - OilPrice.com


Energy / Energy-General
OilPrice.com
Sep 18, 2010 at 12:57 | Professor Chris Rhodes. Last year Kazakhstan became the world's largest supplier of uranium, overtaking Australia and Canada, at 14,000 tonnes, or one fifth of world production. As supplies of oil are being sought… Alt Text ...

Exploration in Madison County for large, undiscovered ore deposits - Daily Journal Online


Daily Journal Online

Exploration in Madison County for large, undiscovered ore deposits
Daily Journal Online
Legend Minerals, a startup mine company with a field office in Fredericktown is currently performing explorations in the region with the hopes of discovering a large deposit of the same type as the Olympic Dam deposit in South Australia which has so ...

Exploration under way for mineral deposits - Daily Journal Online


Daily Journal Online

Exploration under way for mineral deposits
Daily Journal Online
Legend Minerals, a startup mine company with a field office in Fredericktown, is currently performing explorations in the region with the hopes of discovering a large deposit of the same type as the Olympic Dam deposit in South Australia that has so ...

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia - Business Insider Australia


Business Insider Australia

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
Business Insider Australia
In 1959, Manhattan Project scientist Alvin Weinberg calculated that if we could somehow harvest all the thorium in the Earth's crust, we could power civilisation for tens of billions of years. All you need is a thing called a Molten Salt Reactor. And ...

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Should Australia consider thorium nuclear power? - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU

Should Australia consider thorium nuclear power?
The Conversation AU
Nigel Marks is an Associate Professor in the Physics department at Curtin University. In 1996/97 he worked at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology (ANSTO) in the reactor division. More recently he has received grants from the Australian ...

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