radiation

Technology Bio Pharming Kit May Allow Return to Radioactive Zones

A speculative kit from artist-led think tank The Center for Genomic Gastronomy targets irradiated zones as next big growth center

Design Kids Geiger Counter Lets Fukushima Survivors Scan For Radiation

'Peramos' is easy for anyone to use and understand, with LED lights and sounds for quick alerts.

Innovation NYPD Radiation Scanners Also Detect Concealed Weapons

High-tech device sees through clothes to highlight guns.

Technology Pantone-Branded Smartphone Doubles As A Radiation Detector

The device uses the latest mobile technology to assuage fears of radiation exposure resulting from the meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Work Haunting Alien Sounds From The Outer Atmosphere

20 Hz probes the limits of perception in a visualization of sound directly from space.

Advertising ProPublica: New Army Study Reassures Radiation From Airport Body Scanners Is Minor

X-ray body scanners that have adorned several airports raised health questions. Worried flyers can now relax as the radiation from the scanners has been proven not to cause cancer.

Technology DIY Radiation Detectors [Video]

DIY radiation detectors may reflect people taking safety into their own hands rather than relying on the government for information.

Innovation Chef Eric Ripert Scans All Food With A Hand-Held Radiation Detector

Ripert is taking every precaution to screen out food contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Japan.

Japanese Nuclear Engineers Plug Fukushima Leak

Workers stem flow of radioactive water into sea using mixture of sawdust, newspaper, concrete and a type of liquid glass. The Guardian

Tepco Struggles To Halt Radioactive Leak

Tokyo Electric Power is struggling to block a crack in a pit that is leaking highly radioactive water into the ocean at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. FT.com (subscription required)

Innovation Electropollution: Are Cell Phones A Threat To Honey Bees?

New research tries to find the reason behind the shrinking bee population.