Cell Phone Radiation

June 29, 2014

http://www.buzzfeed.com/pong/cell-phone-radiation-explained-520q Source


Cell Phone Radiation: More Dangerous Than You Think

January 8, 2014

Explores how cell phones create radiation and how humans can become affected by it. Source


Have a merry, mobile Christmas (and an app-y new year!)

November 18, 2013

How well do you know your cell phone? Sure, it serves as another appendage or a digital personal assistant. But take a closer look at it. Sleek. Shiny. Maybe a scratch or two on the screen from the time you – well, never mind. Now consider this: sometimes the things we hold so close… should […]

Radiation Dosage Chart

Radiation Dosage Chart

May 20, 2013

I just came back from holiday to an inbox full of requests to render up a Radiation Dosage chart. Personally, I think XKCD has done a great job already. But I am here to serve. Hopefully our chart will also help counter some of the confusion circulating about radiation and peril. — David McCandless Source

The Fukushima Catastrophe by The Numbers

The Fukushima Catastrophe by The Numbers

March 9, 2013

The March 2011 nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, has overtaken Chernobyl and 3 Mile Island in its severity, according to The Nuclear Policy Program. Spokesperson James Acton said, “Fukusihima is the most complicated and dramatic nuclear accident ever.” It topped the International Nuclear Events Scale, scoring a record-breaking “7? out of 7 for “serious accident.” […]

Radiation Dose Chart - Infographics Pics

Radiation Dose Chart – Infographics Pics

March 7, 2013

These infographics explain the ionization of radiation doses a person can absorb from various sources. The different numbers measure the effect each dose will have on the cells of the body.


Radiation Levels and the Body

January 28, 2013

This infographic of radiation levels and their effects to the human body and has been updating his website. Thanks to Global Voices for first highlighting his work. This puts in perspective the dangerous exposure being experienced by the brave workers trying to cool down the Fukushima nuclear plant. Source

Infographic | Emergency Response and Planning News

Infographic | Emergency Response and Planning News

September 30, 2012

Japan is prone to earthquakes but there is another problem that the country has been facing due to this natural calamity which is nuclear explosions at the nuclear plants. These blowups are caused by the earthquakes because they cause disturbance in the nuclear plants. Source

What is a Meltdown?

What is a Meltdown?

September 18, 2012

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has warned there is no water left in the spent fuel pool of reactor No. 4 at the plant, resulting in “extremely high” radiation levels. High-pressure water cannons will now be used to try and spray water into the reactors. Source

Disaster in Northeast Japan

Disaster in Northeast Japan

August 10, 2012

A new fire broke out in the No. 4 reactor at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, but the cause was not immediately known. Earlier in the day Tuesday another fire broke out in the same reactor’s nuclear storage pond, causing radiation to be released into the air. All but about critical 70 workers were evacuated […]

Anatomy of a nuclear reactor

Anatomy of a nuclear reactor

August 5, 2012

An explosion at an earthquake-hit nuclear plant in Japan has sparked fears of a radiation leak and nuclear meltdown. A meltdown occurs when failure of the cooling system leads to fuel rods overheating and melting. Source

Alternative Therapies & Cancer

Alternative Therapies & Cancer

July 30, 2012

Cancer is the leading cause of death for people between the ages of 35-64 and the second leading cause of death for people above the age of 64. Although traditional forms of treatment can be effective there is research being done to see if alternative forms of therapy are also helpful. Although there are no […]