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Runit Dome on the Enewetak Atoll of the Marshall Islands.

A ‘tomb’ in the Marshall Islands contains enough radioactive waste to fill 35 Olympic-sized pools. It’s starting to crack.

The US buried contaminated soil from nuclear tests in a covered pit in the Marshall Islands. Locals worry rising seas could force the structure open.

There’s a rumor that AirPods and other wireless headphones cause cancer, but the truth is more complicated

Scientists are worried about unknown risks of radiation from all kinds of electronic devices that surround us every day, not just wireless headphones.
The sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 2015.

Russia has hidden the details of a handful of nuclear accidents since the 1950s — here’s what we know about them

In addition to Chernobyl, Russia has tried to hide the details of other nuclear incidents, including an explosion that killed seven people in August.
An illustration of a nuclear bomb exploding in a city.

If a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city, here’s what you should (and shouldn’t) do to stay alive

After seeking shelter, a few life-saving measures could reduce your exposure to nuclear fallout after an explosion.

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ just won 10 Emmys — here’s what it gets right (and wrong) about the world’s worst nuclear p...

The HBO series "Chernobyl" is mostly accurate, but the writer had to invent a character and change the chronology of a few events.

Apple and Samsung phones are reportedly being investigated by the FCC after a test found they emitted too much radiation

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 — and Samsung's Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy J3 — emitted more radiation than they should have in an independent test.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was just treated for a pancreatic tumor, a type of cancer that spreads quickly and is hard to detect

This is the fourth time the Supreme Court justice has been treated for cancer and the second time she's had pancreatic cancer.
Atomik vodka.

Scientists have made artisan vodka from contaminated grain grown in Chernobyl’s radioactive exclusion zone

They called it Atomik vodka, and it's the first consumer product to be made within the exclusion zone of the nuclear reactor.

Singaporeans worried that 5G radiation will be harmful to people’s health: IMDA consultation

In response to these concerns, IMDA said the ambient level of radio frequency radiation in Singapore was "very low".
Kovalenko (who was later appointed to public relations chief) with the chairman of the Supreme Court of the USSR at the trial of the Chernobyl perpetrators.

Chernobyl’s power plant managers ‘hid’ their radiation levels so they could protect cleanup workers, according to former deputy dire...

Workers on the cleanup site had to record their radiation levels using a dosimeter, or a device that measures a person's dose of radiation.