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Fears of Radiation Leak Soar After North Korea Nuclear Site Collapse Kills 200
Science & Tech  (tags: bomb test, radiation, N. Korea )

Judy
- 351 days ago - commondreams.org
The disaster is believed to have resulted from Pyongyang's hydrogen bomb test, which sparked earthquakes and landslides.
Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, magnetic poles, magnetism, radiation, planetary forces )

Freya
- 622 days ago - space.com
Geomagnetic reversals occur a few times every million years on average. However, the interval between reversals is very irregular and can range up to tens of millions of years.
Israeli Company Signs Deal to Develop Therapy for Japanese Victims of Radiation Poisoning
Science & Tech  (tags: Radiation, Fukushima nuclear didaster, Israel, Japanese, health, medicine, research, scientists, study )

Gillian
- 1043 days ago - thetower.org
Four years after Japan^s Fukushima nuclear plant disaster, Fukushima Medical University^s Global Medical Science Center has signed a memorandum of understanding with Israel^s Pluristem Therapeutics to collaborate on further development of the company^s
What's Really Going on at Fukushima?
Science & Tech  (tags: Fukushima, cover-up, Chernobyl, nuclear energy, radiation, Helen Caldicott )

Judy
- 1219 days ago - strategic-culture.org
Fukushima will likely go down in history as the biggest cover-up of the 21st Century.
Earth's Electromagnetic Field Is Weakening
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, Earth, magnetic field, technology, environment, radiation, solar radiation )

Michael
- 1579 days ago - iflscience.com
The Earth's magnetic field, which protects us from radiation from space, is getting weaker. We don't yet know why this is, but new evidence confirms it is happening unevenly across the planet with some areas getting more protection.
Student Science Experiment Finds Plants Won't Grow Near Wi-Fi Router
Science & Tech  (tags: cellphones, radiation, investigation, kids, wifi )

Alexandra
- 1929 days ago - mnn.com
Ninth-graders design science experiment to test the effect of cellphone radiation on plants. The results may surprise you.
Radiation Detected 400 Miles Off Japanese Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: Radiation, detected, 400 miles, off, Japanese, coast )

Agnes
- 2430 days ago - news.yahoo.com
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Radioactive contamination from the Fukushima power plant disaster has been detected as far as almost 400 miles off Japan in the Pacific Ocean, with water showing readings of up to 1,000 times more than prior levels, scientists report
Sun Delivered Curveball of Powerful Radiation at Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Sun, Radiation, Earth )

Shaniya
- 2450 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A potent follow-up solar flare, which occurred on Jan. 17, 2012, just days after the Sun launched the biggest coronal mass ejection (CME) seen in nearly a decade, delivered a powerful radiation punch to Earth's magnetic field despite the fact that it was
Scientists May Be Able to Double Efficacy of Radiation Therapy
Science & Tech  (tags: Scientists May, Be, Able to, Double, Efficacy of, Radiation, Therapy )

Agnes
- 2495 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Georgia Health Sciences University scientists have devised a way to reduce lung cancer cells' ability to repair the lethal double-strand DNA breaks caused by radiation therapy.
Europe Bans X-Ray Body Scanners Used at U.S. Airports
Science & Tech  (tags: X-ray body scanners, airports, European Union, U.S., Transportation Security, Adminitration, TSA, cancer, radiation, explosives )

Judy
- 2528 days ago - propublica.org
Monday the EU prohibited use of X-ray body scanners in European airports, parting ways with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, which has deployed hundreds of the scanners as a way to screen millions of airline passengers for explosives.
Study: Japan Nuke Radiation Higher Than Estimated
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, Japan, nuke, radiation, higher, than, estimated )

Agnes
- 2546 days ago - ctv.ca
The Fukushima nuclear disaster released twice as much of a radioactive substance into the atmosphere as Japanese authorities estimated, reaching 40 per cent of the total from Chernobyl, a preliminary report says.
How Scientists Track Global Radiation Spread
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, health, radiation, science, research, technology )

Kathy
- 2762 days ago - planetsave.com
The current crop of sensors are all based on technology developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington (U.S.). These instruments were designed to detect secret nuclear bomb tests by other nuclear nations.
Comparing Fukushima to Chernobyl
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, nuclear power plant, Fukushima, Fukushima No.1 plant, Chernobyl, comparison, nuclear contamination, explosion, fire, Three Mile Island accident, worst, blast, reactors, radiation, radiation leak, environment, safety )

Naoko
- 2771 days ago - asahi.com
The problems at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant have raised comparisons to Chernobyl, where the worst nuclear accident occurred 25 years ago.
Nuclear Crisis Update: No Water to Cool Spent Fuel Pool
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Crisis, radiation, radioactive )

Suzane
- 2771 days ago - news.discovery.com
All of the water from one of the spent fuel-rod pools is gone, according to the chief of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. With no water to cool the fuel rods, they could just get hotter and eventually melt down.
Here Comes the Sun: Solar Flares Make Way to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: solar flare, satellites, Radiation, Earth )

Suzane
- 2799 days ago - reuters.com
Radiation from the largest solar flare in four years is expected to reach Earth late on Thursday or Friday.
 

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