Fukushima
Blood Cell Counts Low in Fukushima Monkeys
Blood Cell Counts Low in Fukushima Monkeys
Bob Grant | Jul 29, 2014
Wild primates living near the site of 2011’s tsunami-spawned nuclear disaster are showing physiological signs of radiation exposure.
Fukushima Chief Dies
Fukushima Chief Dies
Dan Cossins | Jul 11, 2013
Nuclear engineer in charge at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant during the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl dies at age 58.
 
Little Cancer Risk from Fukushima
Little Cancer Risk from Fukushima
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2013
A new report from the World Health Organization predicts only very minimal increases in cancer risk for residents in the vicinity of the nuclear disaster.
Japan’s Nuclear Reboot Stalled
Japan’s Nuclear Reboot Stalled
Bob Grant | Feb 7, 2013
Regulators are warning that the Asian country’s nuclear power infrastructure may still be vulnerable to earthquakes.
Radiation Still High Around Fukushima
Radiation Still High Around Fukushima
Dan Cossins | Nov 15, 2012
Continued leaks, run off from land, and contaminated sediment on the ocean floor are causing radioactivity levels to remain high in the seas around Fukushima.
More Mutations in Fukushima Butterflies
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 15, 2012
Researchers have found an increase in butterflies with unusual wing shapes, legs, and antennae than before the nuclear disaster.
Fish Transport Fukushima Radiation
Megan Scudellari | May 28, 2012
Radioactive particles from the Fukushima nuclear disaster provide an unexpected way to track migratory marine species.
Fukushima Risk Less Than Feared
Sabrina Richards | May 24, 2012
Cancers due to radiation will not increase in Japan, according to studies conducted in the wake of the 2011 nuclear disaster.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2012
March 2012's selection of notable quotes