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2014-02-27 06:45:34

Radioactive cesium isotopes from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant — severely damaged in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake — have made their way to the waters just off the coast of Canada.

Fukushima Radiation May Be Lurking In West Coast Kelp Forests
2014-02-05 04:35:01

With radiation-tainted waters from the Fukushima nuclear disaster expected to wash up on American shores this year, California scientists are taking steps to monitor West Coast waters for radioactivity.

Fukushima Accident Raised Marine Radioactive Strontium Levels
2013-06-12 08:22:27

New research suggests that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant two years ago increased the amount of radioactive strontium on the east coast of Japan by as much as one-hundred times their normal levels.

2012-02-16 14:59:10

The March 11, 2011, earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent radioactivity releases from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plants resulted in the largest accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history.

2011-03-25 09:00:00

Media Statement On Nuclear Crisis In Japan KATY, Texas, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heyltex Corporation is the exclusive U.S.

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2011-03-22 13:25:00

Despite its assessment on Monday that Japan’s food supplies were safe to eat, the World Health Organization (WHO) later said the detection of radiation in some food in Japan was a more serious problem than it had expected.

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2010-12-30 12:28:42

Members of the engineering faculty at Oregon State University have invented a new type of radiation detection and measurement device that will be particularly useful for cleanup of sites with radioactive contamination, making the process faster, more accurate and less expensive.

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2010-08-08 17:25:00

Experts said Friday that fires sweeping across Russia are threatening to re-release nuclear contamination from the Chernobyl disaster into the air, but not in levels dangerous to human health.

2005-12-19 18:55:40

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela on Monday warned of a radiation hazard and launched a nationwide search for a capsule with highly radioactive material that was stolen along with the truck carrying it.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.