New from UMass-Amherst’s Ed Calabrese.
Space preserved mouse sperm (exposed to radiation 100 times stronger than on Earth) produced healthy offspring, reports a new study in PNAS.
“A new initiative aims to change the scientific stance that any amount of radiation increases someone’s cancer risk.” Continue reading Is a Little Radiation So Bad?
Can’t decide whether this is rocket stupidity or rocket dishonesty Continue reading Claim: Apollo astronauts experiencing higher rates of cardiovascular-related deaths
The linear no-threshold (LNT) model takes a big hit. Continue reading Radiologists do not face elevated risk of radiation-related mortality
“We get no recognition for the fact that we emit nothing.” Continue reading Nuclear Plants, Despite Safety Concerns, Gain Support as Clean Energy Sources
Plant safety concern as a cover for terrorism fears? Continue reading Germany tells Belgium to take two nuclear reactors offline
Says research based on a self-selected population. Continue reading Claim: Healthcare workers’ radiation exposure tied to range of health problems
Obviously we don’t want this to happen but claims of deaths from cancer are overblown. Continue reading Could There Be a Terrorist Fukushima?
In February, investigators probing the Paris attacks found video footage of a senior Belgian nuclear official at the property of a key suspect. Continue reading Belgium ‘beefs up security’ at nuclear plants
Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, the NYTimes offers this an anti-nuclear power essay. Continue reading Exposure: Chernobyl