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Fukushima reactor breach: radiation and health effects

Peter Griffin posted in on March 13th, 2011.

AusSMC: As the situation unfolds following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, experts look at the health effects of exposure to radiation. The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) have added more information to their website. See below for an explanation of the Sievert unit measure used to quantitatively assess the biological effects […]

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