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    Passport Systems News Links - 15 Jan 2019

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:01:00           

    Military in biohazard suits remove windows at home of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in 'deep clean' to remove potential traces of radioactive material after Russian poison attack
    "Work has continued on the dismantling of Novichok victim Sergei Skripal's home as authorities continue a deep clean to eradicate any potential traces of the poison. Neighbors have been warned that the work could take up to four months as a team from a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear unit complete the clean-up."
    "Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have eliminated a major bottleneck in the production of plutonium-238 for deep space exploration through automation."
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    Dirty Bombs – Terrifying, But Not In The Way That You Think
    "There is nothing scarier than the prospect of nuclear terrorism. Here, author Al J Venter explains that a ‘Dirty Bomb’ attack might not be as immediately devastating as generally feared. Equally though, he illustrates that the risks of nuclear material falling into the wrong hands are alarmingly high, and that authorities cannot afford to be complacent."
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