radiation exposure

April 12, 2011

Radiation risks from Fukushima Nuclear Plant ‘no longer negligible’

The risks associated with iodine-131 contamination in Europe are no longer “negligible,” according to CRIIRAD, a French research body on radioactivity. The NGO is advising pregnant […]
April 9, 2011

How Much Radiation is ‘Safe’?

Government and industry officials often assess the potential danger of our exposure to radiation, whether from cell phones or nuclear reactors, in terms of how it […]
March 30, 2011

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 […]