News Stories relating to "radiaton danger"
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A mysterious cluster of unexplained birth defects is baffling health officials in a corner of Washington state.
A higher than average number of babies are being born with anencephaly, a severe birth defect in which children are born with part of their brain and skull missing. It is normally a rare condition, so when 23 cases were...
Monday, December 2, 2013
The horrors of the Fukushima nuclear disaster have receded into the background for many as it no longer dominates the headlines, but in reality the threat continues and is being perpetuated by further incidents of adverse weather.
Typhoons hitting Japan have been contributing to the spread of radioactive substances leaking from the...
Friday, June 15, 2001
Overlooked Nuclear Risk: University Reactors
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has cited several universities for improperly handling campus nuclear reactors and their radioactive materials. The commission oversees 28 ?non-power? atomic reactors operated by public and private universities in the U.S. They do not generate electricity and...