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2014-08-17 02:00:10

Results of a new series of studies are now beginning to reveal serious biological effects of the Fukushima radiation on non-human organisms ranging from plants to butterflies to birds.

2014-04-25 12:22:36

MOSCOW, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry (IUVNEI) issued the following statement on Friday: "Nuclear

Radiation Damage At The Root Of Chernobyl’s Ecosystems
2014-03-19 19:37:38

Radiological damage to microbes near the site of the Chernobyl disaster has slowed the decomposition of fallen leaves and other plant matter in the area

2011-09-20 13:37:37

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists today published Japanese translations of articles from its new special issue on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster.

2011-09-20 11:13:09

When the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on March 11, 2011, the world witnessed the largest nuclear incident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

2011-06-07 19:12:59

The decision of the German government to phase out nuclear power by 2022 has reopened an energy debate that has far wider implications than Germany or Japan, which is still coming to terms with events at the damaged Fukushima plant.

2011-06-01 09:21:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Japan's already reeling economy could be crushed by over-reaction to the Fukushima disaster, warns radiation scientist T.D. Luckey in the summer 2011 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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