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New study reveals a hidden nuclear history

On the week of the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, the first-ever study of nuclear engineers has shown how they were shaped by secrecy and shifting goals. First defined by the Second World War’s Manhattan ...

dateApr 30, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Fukushima: Reflections six months on

When the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on March 11, 2011, the world witnessed the largest nuclear incident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. In a special Fukushima ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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So far, risk low from radiation in food in Japan

(AP) -- Radiation-tainted spinach from Japan's damaged nuclear reactors may sound scary, but here's a reality check: Even if any made it to stores there, you'd have to be Popeye to eat enough to worry.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Health
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