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15

May

Did kitty litter contribute to a radiation leak?While clay cat litters have been used for many years as a way to contain liquid spills at industrial sites, the Waste Isolation Pilot Project switched an organic litter that was less absorbent.

Did kitty litter contribute to a radiation leak?
While clay cat litters have been used for many years as a way to contain liquid spills at industrial sites, the Waste Isolation Pilot Project switched an organic litter that was less absorbent.

26

Mar

Chernobyl trees and leaves barely decomposed, study findsThe irradiated and undecayed leaves are primed for a wildfire that could spread radiation throughout the region.

Chernobyl trees and leaves barely decomposed, study finds
The irradiated and undecayed leaves are primed for a wildfire that could spread radiation throughout the region.

17

Mar

How much radiation from Fukushima will hit the West Coast?Scientists are using crowdsourcing to test the water along the Pacific Coast of North America, a project that could predict future risks.

How much radiation from Fukushima will hit the West Coast?
Scientists are using crowdsourcing to test the water along the Pacific Coast of North America, a project that could predict future risks.

25

Feb

What’s the cancer risk for those still living near Fukushima?While only looking at traces of cesium, researchers say that the amount of radiation exposure matches what Japanese are exposed to from natural sources.

What’s the cancer risk for those still living near Fukushima?
While only looking at traces of cesium, researchers say that the amount of radiation exposure matches what Japanese are exposed to from natural sources.

14

Aug

Fukushima radiation leak the same as 76 million bananasA fruity equation attempts to provide perspective on radioactive water leaking into the Pacific.

Fukushima radiation leak the same as 76 million bananas
A fruity equation attempts to provide perspective on radioactive water leaking into the Pacific.

10

Apr

'Dark lightning' zaps airline passengers with radiation
The difficult-to-perceive lightning’s radiation isn’t strong enough to harm humans.

'Dark lightning' zaps airline passengers with radiation

The difficult-to-perceive lightning’s radiation isn’t strong enough to harm humans.

13

Nov

NASA probes exploring Earth’s radiation belts get a new nameThe newly renamed James Van Allen probes study fast-moving particles trapped in the belts that can damage satellites.

NASA probes exploring Earth’s radiation belts get a new name
The newly renamed James Van Allen probes study fast-moving particles trapped in the belts that can damage satellites.

14

Aug

Mutant butterflies found emerging from Fukushima radiationResearchers also discover that the mutations are spreading rapidly through subsequent generations.

Mutant butterflies found emerging from Fukushima radiation
Researchers also discover that the mutations are spreading rapidly through subsequent generations.

29

May

Tuna may have brought Japan radiation to U.S., study saysScientists found ‘modestly elevated levels’ of 2 radioactive isotopes in 15 bluefin tuna caught off the coast of San Diego, Calif., in August.

Tuna may have brought Japan radiation to U.S., study says
Scientists found ‘modestly elevated levels’ of 2 radioactive isotopes in 15 bluefin tuna caught off the coast of San Diego, Calif., in August.

04

May

Rubber chicken survives solar storm radiationThe rubber chicken was equipped with badges to gauge the radiation in the Earth’s stratosphere.

Rubber chicken survives solar storm radiation
The rubber chicken was equipped with badges to gauge the radiation in the Earth’s stratosphere.