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For Some, Less Radiation for Breast Cancer Makes Sense (Op-Ed)

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http://feedproxy.google.com — In spite of "tradition," doctors need to adopt new approaches to breast cancer treatment. Read More
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Traces of Fukushima Radiation Detected Off California Coast

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Extremely low levels of radioactive cesium from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown are present in ocean water offshore Northern California. Read More
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Radiation a risk factor for brain tumors in young people, study finds

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — In people under age 30, radiation is a risk factor for a type of brain tumor called a meningioma, a study has found. Researchers analyzed records of 35 patients who were diagnosed with meningiomas before age 30. Five had been exposed to ionizing radiation earlier in their lives. They include two patients who received radiation for leukemia at ages 5 and 6; one who received radiation at age 3 for Read More
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Food affected by Fukushima disaster harms animals, even at low-levels of radiation, study shows

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Butterflies eating food collected from cities around the Fukushima nuclear meltdown site showed higher rates of death and disease, according to a study. "Our study demonstrated that eating contaminated foods could cause serious negative effects on organisms. Such negative effects may be passed down the generations. On the bright side, eating non-contaminated food improves the negative effects, ev Read More
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Fukushima's legacy: Biological effects of Fukushima radiation on plants, insects, and animals

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Scientists began gathering biological information only a few months after the disastrous 2011 meltdown of the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Results of these studies are now beginning to reveal serious biological effects of the Fukushima radiation on non-human organisms ranging from plants to butterflies to birds. Read More
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Fukushima Monkeys' Blood Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Monkeys living in the forests around the city of Fukushima in Japan show lower blood cell counts than monkeys from northern Japan, and have detectable levels of cesium in their bodies, a new study reports. Read More
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Record Radiation in South America

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http://www.enn.com — Astrobiologists from the United States and Germany recorded the highest known level of solar UV radiation to reach Earth's surface. This was around 10 years ago. On December 29, 2003, the UV Index (UVI) peaked, reaching the blistering number of 43.3 over the Andes Mountains in Bolivia. To put this in context, a bea Read More
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No ocean-borne radiation from Fukushima detected on West Coast shoreline, kelp analysis finds

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Scientists working together on Kelp Watch 2014 announced today that the West Coast shoreline shows no signs of ocean-borne radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, following their analysis of the first collection of kelp samples along the western U.S. coastline. Read More
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