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“Nuclear Weapons”

Feb 18, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Residents are worried about radioactivity from a nearby Superfund site.
Dec 4, 2015 12:11 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Salt deposits used to store nuclear waste aren't as impermeable as once believed, a new study reports. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2015 05:27 AM ET
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?
Aug 13, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Here are six ways humans are permanently changing the deep Earth, from mining to underground nuclear testing.
Oct 17, 2012 12:20 PM ET // Christina Reed
China is turning a former atomic bomb site into a tourist attraction.
Mar 18, 2011 03:21 PM ET // James Williams
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.
Jul 19, 2012 07:17 AM ET // Tim Wall
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.
Nov 17, 2011 02:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A NASA scientist claims to have figured out the origin of those mysterious white lines in China's desert.
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