Geiger Counters Unlikely to Detect Radiation in Food, Water

Geiger counters are probably ineffective for consumers in detecting hazardous levels of radiation in food and water at home, scientists, professors and device makers said. Large samples should be tested in laboratory-like settings to obtain results, said Joseph Rotunda, who heads the radiation measurement division at toolmaker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Determining whether food, water […]

MoD forced to update combat war games to cope with expectations of PlayStation generation

ShareThis MoD forced to update combat war games to cope with expectations of PlayStation generation 29 Dec 2011 The MoD has been forced to dramatically update simulated combat training to cope with the expectations of the PlayStation generation, it has been revealed. New recruits are so used to playing ultra-realistic combat games on consoles that […]

Former Nazi concentration camp charging visitors

(THE INDEPENDENT)   Managers at the former Nazi concentration camp of Sachsenhausen have outraged Germany’s Jewish community following revelations that they have started charging visitors for guided tours of the camp’s memorial site where tens of thousands were murdered during the Third Reich. Sachsenhausen, which lies only a few kilometres north of Berlin, was one of […]