News Stories relating to "radioactive"
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, February 15, 2013
How would you like radioactive metal from nuclear weapons facilities to be recycled for use in consumer goods like silverware, pots and pans, eye glasses, zippers, kid's braces, and even pacemakers and artificial hip joints? This practice was banned in 2000, but if the US Department of Energy gets its way, it will be reimplemented...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
We're prepared not only for a possible nuclear power plant meltdown of our own, but we're also more prepared for a terrorist "dirty bomb." The amount of radiation released during the Fukushima nuclear disaster
was so great that the level...
Wednesday, January 8, 2003
Bird Doo dropping onto an island near the Arctic could be putting radioactive isotopes into the food chain. Researchers think this is the explanation for the high levels of radioactivity they found in plants there. Birds get the radioactive material from fish that become radioactive due to nuclear waste dumping in the ocean. Also, radioactive...