Monthly Archives: March 2011

Scaremongering is as easy as ABC; ABC News on customs radiation screening of Japanese imports, 23rd March

In the small hours of the morning here in the UK, BBC News occasionally screens what was recently aired on ABC News America. ┬áTheir Chief Health and Medical Editor, Dr Richard Besser, has just interviewed a customs official at an … Continue reading

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Japan Nuclear Incident 15th March Fukushima Daiichi; radiation dose comparisons.

After reading a Tweet from endless_psych questioning the relation between exposure in Japan and that of living in Aberdeen, I decided to do some “back of a cigarette packet” calculations. Well, the fire at Fukushima Daiichi involving the spent fuel … Continue reading

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