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Nuclear reactor on the Hudson River, north of New York City. mandritoiu / Shutterstock.com

Why radiation protection experts are concerned over EPA proposal

According to most physicists, there is no safe dose of radiation. So why would the EPA consider saying otherwise? Who stands to gain if the EPA declares low-dose radiation harmless?
Visitors to Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea at the border of North Korea and South Korea on Jan. 1, 2018. AP Photo/Lee Jin-man

How a nuclear attack on North Korea would add to global cancer epidemic

The Trump administration shelved its plans for a 'bloody nose' attack while the Olympics in South Korea were under way. With the games over, it's time to consider the consequences of a strike.
Americans heard about atomic bombs long before one was actually built. US Department of Defense

Even before Hiroshima, people knew the atomic bomb

News of the Hiroshima bombing spread quickly to the US public but, thanks to science fiction writers, atomic bombs were discussed more before the war began than during it.

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