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Radiation Laws

In stars, radiation comes from the surface layers called the photosphere. Radiation is coming from below that region in the star but it is absorbed …

Physics

16 Remedies for Radiation Exposure

Some nuclear events are survivable.<p>Much depends on the type of event and your proximity to ground zero. Event possibilities range from dirty bombs …

Nuclear Energy

Japan Rolls Out $800 Radiation-Proof Underwear, Wetsuits

A Japanese swimsuit maker has just unveiled a new line of anti-radiation underwear and wetsuits that can protect you from contamination. With …

Eco Fashion

Fukushima ghost towns struggle to recover amid high radiation levels

Post-tsunami reconstruction and radiation cleanup could take 10 years, but officials say something has been permanently lost<p>Nearly three years after a major earthquake, tsunami and nuclear radiation leak devastated coastal and inland areas of Japan's Fukushima prefecture, 175 miles north-east of …

Ionizing radiation, health effects and protective measures

What is ionizing radiation?<p>Ionizing radiation is a type of energy released by atoms that travels in the form of electromagnetic waves (gamma or …

Cancer

History of Radiation: Brief History of Ionizing Radiation & Radioactivity

Marie Curie, Henri Becquerel, Wilhelm Röntgen<p><b>Marie and Pierre Curie with Henri Becquerel</b><p>The modern understanding of ionizing radiation got its start …

Nuclear Energy

Radiation Health Effects

The mission of EPA’s Radiation Protection Program is to protect human health and the environment from unnecessary exposure to radiation. This page …

Cancer

One treated after Edinburgh Royal Infirmary chemical spill

<b>One person is being treated following a chemical spill at a hospital.</b><p>Twelve people attended accident and emergency and two wards were cleared as a precaution as firefighters dealt with the incident at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.<p>The fire service said the disinfectant sodium hypochlorite was spilled …

Disease