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A lawsuit just filed by Washington state against the federal government alleges that radioactive waste is leaking from a cold war nuclear site. Where does that site rank globally in the dubious category of most radioactive?
Here are six ways humans are permanently changing the deep Earth, from mining to underground nuclear testing.
China is turning a former atomic bomb site into a tourist attraction.
Here at Discovery News, we understand the crisis in Japan is confusing. There was an earthquake, a tsunami and now a nuclear disaster. Our experts are on hand to answer any questions you may have.
Between 24 and 2,500 new cancer cases in the future might be linked to the nuclear disaster, but the most probable estimates is 180 cancer cases, with 130 deaths from those cancers.
A NASA scientist claims to have figured out the origin of those mysterious white lines in China's desert.
Religious Americans find moral imperatives to support environmental laws but are less inclined to relate those laws to the need for action on climate change.
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