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Fukushima rice passes radiation tests for first time since disaster: official

Jan 05, 2015

Fukushima rice passes radiation tests for first time since disaster: official

Fukushima rice passed Japan's radiation checks for the first time since the 2011 nuclear disaster that prompted international alarm over the region's produce, a prefectural official said. #World #Japan #NewsTracker #Fukushima #Nuclear Radiation
Airline pilots face sunbed levels of UV radiation in cockpits

Dec 18, 2014

Airline pilots face sunbed levels of UV radiation in cockpits

Airplane windshields are commonly made of polycarbonate plastic or multilayer composite glass. UV-A radiation can cause DNA damage in cells and its role in melanoma is well known, according to researchers. #ConnectTheDots #Health #radiation #DNA #Airline pilots #Sun exposures
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
Not so smart phone Experts warn against the over-use of mobile phones

Aug 30, 2013

Not so smart phone Experts warn against the over-use of mobile phones

Experts at a panel discussion here have warned against excessive use of mobile phones, with some saying that "living close to mobile tower is like being in a life size microwave." #smartphones #science #mobile phones #radiation #cellphones dangers #health hazards
Two and a half years later, Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors

Jul 08, 2013

Two and a half years later, Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors

Japan moved a step closer to restarting nuclear reactors Monday as four utility companies applied for safety inspections of 10 idled plants, the clearest sign of a return to atomic energy nearly two and a half years after the Fukushima disaster. #World #Japan #Technology #Tsunami #Nuclear energy #Fukushima #Shinzo Abe #radiation leak