It sounds like science fiction. Yet a cure for Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) may be on the horizon thanks to an Israeli scientist and a team from Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. While the effects on humans of Chernobyl and Fukishima will forever reside in infamy, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently acknowledged that nuclear power facilities could be a future target of cyber terror-attacks. With this in mind it’s opportune that there may be an antidote for nuclear exposure in development right now. Closer to home, this year six oil workers were exposed to radiation while removing a piece of pipe aboard an instillation 125miles off Shetland. Each man can expect to be having his blood tested for the rest of his life.
Energy Voice 27th July 2017 read more »