Mexico’s energy authorities say specialists finally have recovered a capsule of cobalt-60 from a cornfield near the Mexican capital, presumably ending a nine-day saga that began when thieves hijacked a truck carrying the highly radioactive metal. Read more»
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Set in the 1920s and based on factual events, "Radium Girls" is a cautionary tale about ignorance and corporate responsibility. Simply because the science doesn’t exist yet to prove that something is harmful, does not necessarily make it is safe. Read more»
Serious damage has occurred in fuel cores at two reactors of Japan's Fukushima nuclear complex, said Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), further complicating shutdown efforts. Read more»