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Science and scientific studies about the effects of nuclear radiation.

Fukushima Damage Finally to Be Probed

via / June 25, 2014 / Three years ago, on March 11, 2011, a catastrophic failure at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant occurred. Three out of the six nuclear reactors in the plant melted down when the area was hit by a tsunami, which occurred as an after-effect of an earthq ...

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By Broc West| 2 Comments | Featured, News, Science
Fukushima: A View From The Ocean

via Daily Kos / June 6, 2014 / The lecture shown below is a great resource that summarizes the most recent results from a crowd-funded program Our Radioactive Ocean dedicated to monitoring Fukushima sourced radionuclides off the US and Canadian Pacific coasts and measurements made by the internat ...

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New Study Examines U236 and PU Isotopes in Fukushima Fallout

Isotopic Compositions of 236U and Pu Isotopes in “Black Substances” Collected from Roadsides in Fukushima Prefecture: Fallout from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident ACS ActiveView PDFHi-Res Print, Annotate, Reference QuickView PDF PDF w/ Links Full Text HTML ...

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Fukushima Health Effects in North America?

via Goddard's Journal / April 24, 2014 / Critique of two studies claiming 14,000 deaths and disease in North American caused by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. Letter by Yuri Hiranuma to the journal that published the congenital-hypothyroidism study : http://fukushimavoice-eng ...

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Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty

Kyle Cleveland Temple University Japan Abstract The nuclear disaster in Fukushima which followed in the wake of the 3/11 Tohoku earthquake and Tsunami has been one of the most significant public health crises in modern history, with profound implications for how nuclear energy is perceived. T ...

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Radiation dose rates now and in the future for residents neighboring restricted areas of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Kouji H. Haradaa, Tamon Niisoeb, Mie Imanakac, Tomoyuki Takahashid, Katsumi Amakoe, Yukiko Fujiia, Masatoshi Kanameishia, Kenji Ohsef, Yasumichi Nakaif, Tamami Nishikawaf, Yuuichi Saitof, Hiroko Sakamotog, Keiko Ueyamah, Kumiko Hisakii, Eiji Oharai, Tokiko Inouej, Kanako Yamamotok, Yukiyo Matsuok ...

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Our Radioactive Ocean: First Results Show #Fukushima Radiation Has Not Reached US Coast

via Our Radioactive Ocean / January 28, 2014 /The first results from seawater samples come from La Jolla and Point Reyes, Calif., and Grayland and Squium, Wash. Four samples from these three locations show no detectable Fukushima cesium. We know this because Fukushima released equal amounts of tw ...

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By Broc West| 24 Comments | Featured, News, Science