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Earless rabbit born in Japan sparks fears about radiation (Video)

An earless rabbit allegedly born near Japan’s severely damaged Fukushima nuclear plant has become the latest poster child for the potential side effects of radiation exposure. Source: Mother Nature Network The radiation risks from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant have probably been under-played in the interests of public calm. Also read A Guide to Terminology […]

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A Guide to Terminology about Radiation Exposure

Sometimes it must seem as though reports on releases of radioactive materials from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear powerplant in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami are going out of their way to confuse people. Some reports talk about millisieverts while others talk about rem or becquerels, when what most people really want to […]

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