Recognition of the risks posed by UV rays has motivated chemists to study what’s going on in our cells when they’re in the sun – and devise modern ways to ward off that damage.
By Kerry Hanson, The Conversation
Do male cellphone users really risk infertility due to radiation?…
By Timothy J. Jorgensen for The Conversation
Radiation exposure on a deep space journey to Mars could cause long-term brain damage, based on research from the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
The new study of cancer risk from cellphones marks a big change in what researchers think they know about the dangers — which is why it’s sure to get an extra close look from scientists, industry, and government regulators.
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
By PBS NewsHour
Bells tolled 30 times in Kiev on Tuesday, once for each year since the world's worst nuclear disaster. Fallout from Chernobyl haunts Europe: It’s estimated that long-term radiation effects will claim at least 9,000 lives. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien offers…
it is incorrect to say that Fukushima is under control when levels of radioactivity in the ocean indicate ongoing leaks, caused by groundwater flowing through the site and, we think, enhanced after storms. At the same time, it is wrong…
A viral story claims Christmas lights wage war on your WiFi. Here’s the science behind whether or not it's true and ways to fix it if so.
By Nsikan Akpan
A new video from the American Chemical Society explains the science behind superpowers.
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