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Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

Jul 28, 2014

Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

Japanese officials are handing out radiation-blocking iodine tablets to people living in the shadow of two nuclear reactors slated to restart this year, underscoring concerns about atomic power after the Fukushima crisis. #World #Health #radiation #Fukushima #Japan nuclear crisis
England nuclear plant reports elevated radiation levels

Jan 31, 2014

England nuclear plant reports elevated radiation levels

Sellafield said in a statement Friday it had found "elevated levels of radioactivity at one of the on-site radiation monitors at the north end of the site." #World #Nuclear power #England #radiation #Radioactivity #Sellafield Nuclear reprocessing plant
Radiation level at Fukushima plant waters doubles

Oct 24, 2013

Radiation level at Fukushima plant waters doubles

The water, extracted Wednesday at the channel near the tank that leaked 300 tons of highly toxic water in August, showed a record high 140,000 becquerels per litre of beta radiation emitted by radioactive materials such as strontium-90, compared with the previous day's reading of 59,000 becquerels, Xinhua reported citing local media as quoting TEPCO. #Japan #NewsTracker #radiation #Fukushima
South Korea bans fish from NE Japan on radiation fears

Sep 06, 2013

South Korea bans fish from NE Japan on radiation fears

South Korea announced Friday that it was banning all fish imports from along Japan's northeastern coast because of what officials called growing public worry over radioactive water leaking into the Pacific Ocean near the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. #Japan #South Korea #radiation #Fukushima #fishery #radiation fears
Radiations from Fukushima plant spikes drastically

Sep 04, 2013

Radiations from Fukushima plant spikes drastically

Radiation readings around tanks holding contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have spiked more than 20 percent to their highest level, Japan's nuclear regulator said, again raising questions about the clean-up of the worst atomic disaster in 27 years. #NewsTracker #Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant #Fukushima leakage #Fukushima radiations

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Low signal? Switch that cellphone off!

Aug 02, 2011

Low signal? Switch that cellphone off!

Although data on the amount of harm that can be caused by mobile phone radiation is still under debate, there is still enough cause for alarm and reason for us to take precautions. #GeekSpeak #Mobile phone #cell phones #Microwave #radiation

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Low signal? Switch that cellphone off!

Jul 22, 2014

EPA Radiation Monitoring Back Up To Snuff: Inspector General

The Environmental Protection Agency has upgraded its RadNet system for detecting radioactive fallout, the EPA's Office of the Inspector General reported today, two years after the inspector general criticized the agency for lapses in management and m...
Low signal? Switch that cellphone off!

Jul 11, 2014

Mighty Quinn: July 11

Shortly after Mighty walked into J&S Pizza in Rosedale, owner Joey Piazza handed him an envelope. “To Mighty Quinn from Presby’s Auto Glass & Radiator, 48 East Merrick Road, Valley Stream.” Inside were two pennies, which brought a big smile to Mighty...
Low signal? Switch that cellphone off!

Jul 11, 2014

Mighty Quinn: July 11

Shortly after Mighty walked into J&S Pizza in Rosedale, owner Joey Piazza handed him an envelope. “To Mighty Quinn from Presby’s Auto Glass & Radiator, 48 East Merrick Road, Valley Stream.” Inside were two pennies, which brought a big smile to Mighty...