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2011-09-12 11:26:57

The amount of radiation released during the Fukushima nuclear disaster was so great that the level of atmospheric radioactive aerosols in Washington state was 10,000 to 100,000 times greater than normal levels in the week following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that triggered the disaster.

2011-08-11 13:55:51

Risø DTU has made its eighth report in the series: 'Nuclear power and Nuclear Safety', which gives a global overview of nuclear energy with a focus on safety and preparedness.

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2011-05-27 11:27:59

New study challenges belief that exposure to nuclear radiation has no or negligible genetic effects in humans.

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2011-05-20 12:50:41

National Science Foundation awards rapid-response grants to establish ocean radionuclide levels from Fukushima.

2011-04-26 07:47:16

It has been 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

2011-04-25 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), Rep. Edward J.

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2011-04-12 13:35:00

Japanese authorities have raised the nuclear crisis rating to the highest level of seven.

2011-04-09 13:56:00

STURTEVANT, Wis., April 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two 70Z-Meter concrete boom pumps - the world's largest - departed this morning from Los Angeles International Airport and Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport and are headed for Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant to help contain the damaged nuclear reactors there.

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2011-04-05 12:05:00

Japan is setting a new standard for the amount of radiation allowed in fish for the first time.


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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