Tagged With Radiation

Mould from Chernobyl seems to feed on radiation, and new research suggests it could help protect astronauts in space


Chernobyl radiation levels spiked 16 times above normal amount as forest fires rage across the deserted area


Photos of the abandoned Fukushima exclusion zone show wild animals thriving, despite lingering radiation



Residents of San Francisco's Treasure Island believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years. The site is getting 8,000 new homes.


A real-life character in HBO's 'Chernobyl' says reporters have accused her of killing her baby. Here's her side of the story.


Russia appears to have kept a major nuclear accident secret. But scientists called the 'Ring of 5' tracked the plume of radiation to its source.



A 'tomb' in the Marshall Islands contains enough radioactive waste to fill 35 Olympic-sized pools. It's starting to crack.


Russia has hidden the details of a handful of nuclear accidents since the 1950s — here's what we know about them


If a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city, here's what you should (and shouldn't) do to stay alive


What happens to an astronaut's body in space


Apple and Samsung phones are reportedly being investigated by the FCC after a test found they emitted too much radiation


Ruth Bader Ginsburg was just treated for a pancreatic tumour, a type of cancer that spreads quickly and is hard to detect



Scientists have made artisan vodka from contaminated grain grown in Chernobyl's radioactive exclusion zone


Chernobyl's power plant managers 'hid' their radiation levels so they could protect cleanup workers, according to former deputy director


A sunken one-of-a-kind Soviet nuclear sub appears to be leaking radiation into the sea


How dangerous is it to visit Chernobyl? We asked a nuclear-waste expert involved in the cleanup.



12 ways HBO changed the Chernobyl story


HBO's 'Chernobyl' just won 10 Emmys — here's what it gets right (and wrong) about the world's worst nuclear power plant accident


The Chernobyl nuclear disaster forced 350,000 people to be evacuated over fears of radiation poisoning. Here's what you need to know about the deadly illness.


There's a rumour that AirPods and other wireless headphones cause cancer, but the truth is more complicated