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radiation

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Pentagon Maps Japan Radiation

The Pentagon on Wednesday posted a website mapping the amount of radiation to which the tens of thousands of Americans in Japan at the time of last year's earthquake and nuclear disaster were exposed and said none of the...

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Sensor Network Helps Get Accurate Data About Radiation Levels in Japan

Knight Foundation supports Safecast, a global network of sensor devices that collects crowd-based submissions of data about the environment. Safecast’s Director of Global Operations, Sean Bonner, who was recently profiled for his efforts documenting radiation data in Japan, writes...

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Japanese Cell Phone to be Equipped with Radiation Detector with Mapping App

Major Japanese phone carrier Softbank is releasing a smartphone, the Pantone 5 107SH, this summer with a built-in radiation detector.  Softbank announced the phone on Tuesday at a launch event for new products. The company says a...

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Japan’s New Regime for Food Radiation Tests

The health ministry has issued to municipalities unified radiation testing guidelines effectively requiring regular sample checks on any food item that has a cesium reading of 50 becquerels per kilogram in current or past random inspections. Read...

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Survey Reveals Radiation Doses in Japan

About 58 per cent of Fukushima Prefecture residents were likely externally exposed to radiation measuring less than 1 millisievert during the first four months of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, according to a survey released Monday by the...

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Maps of Radiation in Japan Provide Peace of Mind

There are many things that we map that we consider critical, but it's hard to think of anything more critical to our peace of mind than the mapping of radioactive contamination. The invisible and incremental build-up of...

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Editorial: Improve Radiation Mapping

The shipments of beef cows suspected of having been fed with radioactive rice straw to all the prefectures except Okinawa have underlined the radiation hazards caused by the disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1...

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Japanese Citizen Scientists Map Radiation

With the Japanese government only providing spotty information about the radiation leaking from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in the early days after the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami, a group of tech-minded citizen scientists set...