New cement could half the impact of nuclear radiation

New cement could half the impact of nuclear radiation

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In the UK, there are 350,000 meters cubed of cemented radioactive waste, which will be radioactive for over 100,000 years, and businesses are coming up with novel ways to deal with the issue. Researchers at Diamond Light Source say they have developed a new cement-like material that could be 50 percent better at reducing the impact of radiation from nuclear waste left over from power plants.

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