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Fukushima Radiation A Concern In Oregon

The radiation from the Fukushima disaster could be making its way into water in the United States. Water is tested on a regular basis and trace amounts of radiation was expected to hit the United States by this time. Experts …

Jim Kelly Finishes His Radiation Treatments

Last month, Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly made his way back to his home in Buffalo, New York to finish his cancer radiation treatments. Thousands of fans gathered at the airport to welcome him home, and carried signs and …

Chernobyl Study Reveals Potential Future Dangers

Almost 30 years ago, an unprecedented disaster struck in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, then under control of the USSR, experienced an explosion and subsequent fire, resulting in the death of 31 people and radioactive fallout across the …

Japan’s Fukushima – Is It Still A Threat?
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March 11, 2011 is the date the biggest nuclear power disaster in history began. The Fukushima Dalichi Power Plant fell into major meltdown mode after a record 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami engulfed entire neighborhoods and villages including the nuclear …

Camille Grammer Finishes Cancer Treatments
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The former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammer, 45, has completed her treatment of chemotherapy and radiation for her endometrial cancer. On January 3, Grammer tweeted, “I rang the bell at MD Anderson Cancer Center which marks that …

Fukushima Radiation – Homeless To Clean Up?
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A man named Seiji Sasa is on a mission – recruiting homeless people from the Sendai Train Station for labor on the worst job in the world, cleaning up the nuclear waste of Fukushima. According to Sasa – the homeless …

Fukushima Radiation Spikes 1700%, Media Frenzy Ensues

A CNN report is bound to get those Geiger counters ticking: the Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, has announced that a single drop of contaminated water escaped the holding tanks today, accounting for a massive spike in radiation levels. …

Radiation Belt Around Earth Discovered by NASA
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NASA this week revealed that its Van Allen Probes have discovered a third radiation belt around the Earth. Before now, the Earth’s Van Allen belts were thought to be two belts of radiation surrounding the planet. The newly discovered belt …

Van Allen Probes Probe Earth’s Radiation Belts

NASA this week revealed that the early findings from its Van Allen Probes, which are uncovering the mysteries of Earth’s radiation belts, are already helping researcher’s determine just how much influence the sun has over Earth’s magnetosphere. The probes, launched …

Steve Jobs Turns Down Radiation Monitoring App
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You really know your iPhone app is rejected when Steve Jobs personally emails you in response to an appeal made regarding app store approval. Tawkon, the name of both the app and developer can be added to the list of …

Which Smartphones Emit The Most Radiation?
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Motorola Droid, BlackBerry Bold 9700, LG Chocolate Touch and HTC Nexus One are pushing the limits of radiofrequency radiation safety limits set by the Federal Communications Commission, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

The EWG says the ads and good ratings for those smartphones do not reveal they are some of the highest radiation emitters among the phones currently on the market.