The site that helped build the first U.S. nuclear arsenal 70 years ago has suffered a possible leak.
An investigation has begun at a U.S. nuclear facility after radioactive material was found on a worker’s clothing. A contractor with Washington River Protection Solutions also noticed a spike in radiation levels on a device called a “crawler” that had been taken out of a nuclear waste tank.
Cuba will conduct a clinical trial with a drug developed in the island to work toward a more effective treatment for Alzheimer’s patients, another leading science breakthrough for the socialist nation, local media reported Monday.
The drug NeuroEpo was developed by scientific institutions in Cuba, and its tests are expected to reduce the signs and side effects of the disease and improve patients’ quality of life.
The Center for Molecular Immunology in Havana will begin to apply the medicine to patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research specialists cited by Granma.