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Greenpeace warned Thursday that marine life off the coast of Japan has shown radiation levels far above the legal limits.
A novel way to immobilise radioactive forms of iodine using a microwave, has been discovered by an expert at the University of Sheffield.
THYROID-KI, a Potassium Iodide dietary supplement that may help block the absorption of radioactive iodine into the thyroid gland, has been launched and is now available for shipping. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 The launch of a Potassium Iodide dietary supplement called THYROID-KI is expected to respond to the peopleâ€™s need for a formulation that will keep their thyroids healthy amidst heightened radiation fears as a result of a leak at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima,...
A researcher at Case Western Reserve University has detected tiny amounts of Iodine 131 from Japan in rainwater collected from the roof of a campus building.
Experts monitoring water and air supplies after Japanese nuclear event HARRISBURG, Pa., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today said weekend testing of public drinking water found no elevated levels of radioactivity. On Friday, concentrations of Iodine-131, likely originating from the events at Japan's damaged nuclear plants, were found in rainwater samples collected from Pennsylvania's nuclear power plant facilities. The numbers reported in the rainwater samples...
Food safety fears spread Wednesday as Tokyo officials explained that tap water showed elevated levels iodine-131.
Free Report Names Protective Foods that Disarm Radioactive Fallout Released by Damaged Japanese Nuclear Reactors Santa Fe, NM (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 Americans worried about radioactive fallout released by damaged nuclear reactors in Japan can discover the foods that protect against radiation sickness, in a new report entitled â€œFallout Foods That Block Radiation Sicknessâ€ just released by the popular nutrition website, http://www.MyHealingKitchen.com.
The growing concern surrounding the release of radiation from an earthquake and tsunami-stricken nuclear complex in Japan has raised fears of radiation exposure to populations in North America from the potential plume of radioactivity crossing the Pacific Ocean.
Fears of radiation sickness amid Japanâ€™s ongoing nuclear crisis have triggered a surge in US sales of potassium iodide.
Astatine is a radioactive chemical element. The symbol for Astatine is At and its atomic number is 85. Astatine is the heaviest halogen discovered. It was first produced by Dale R. Corson, Kenneth Ross Mackenzie, and Emilio SegrÃ¨ in 1940. Although astatine is produced by radioactive decay in nature, it is typically found only in miniscule amounts due to its short half-life (the time it takes for one half of the atoms of a given radioactive substance to decay or disintegrate). Trace amounts...
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