News Stories relating to "radiaton danger"
Friday, April 4, 2014
As Japan finally allows residents living near to the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant back to their homes, the world is stopping to review the progress that has been made there over the past three years.
The area has been sealed off since the nuclear plant suffered severe damage after an earthquake and tsunami back in March 2011...
Monday, March 10, 2014
It has come to light that readings taken at the Fukushima atomic power plant last year were incorrect, indicating figures that "significantly undercounted" radiation levels.
The news has undermined confidence in the information released by the company so far, and many are asking if the world is being given the facts...
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...
Saturday, June 16, 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...