While the health hazards from ionising radiation are well-established and include radiation sickness, cancer and genetic damage, the evidence of health risks to humans from non-ionising radiation remains limited.
An unexpectedly strong solar storm hit Mars this month, sparking a global aurora and doubling radiation levels on the red planet, Nasa scientists say
Even small doses of X rays can be damaging for your heart's health.
In a one-of-its-kind decision, the Supreme Court ordered to shut down a mobile phone tower on the ground after a 42-year-old man claimed that the electromagnetic radiation from the tower afflicted him with cancer, says a Times of India report.
A nuclear plant northern France was rocked by an explosion on Thursday morning, French authorities said today, adding that there was no leak of radiation.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has captured a new image of Pandora's Cluster, or Abell 2744, which will allow astronomers to study the distant universe. The Pandora’s Cluster is a giant galaxy cluster resulting from the
Scientists have made a new material that can effeciently block electromagnetic waves discharging from mobile phones, televisions, microwave ovens and other appliances. Researchers led by Gu Jong-min from the Korea Institute of Science and Techno
108 mobile towers found exceeding radiation limits in three years, no evidence of health consequence: govt New Delhi: A total of 108 cell phone towers were found exceeding prescribed radiation limits in the last three
Amateur astronomers have discovered a new exotic binary star system, which consists of a rapidly spinning white dwarf star, lashing the companion red dwarf star with high-energy particles. This is causing the entire system
Kakrapar atomic power plant shut down after snag, no radiation threat
New Delhi: Terming cancer as a detective story, renowned oncologist and Pulitzer award winner Sidharth Mukherjee on Monday said that there is no prevalent evidence that radiations from cellphones and mobile towers cause cancer. “I think
New Delhi: Croatia-based startup WTFJeans has launched an upgraded version of its iPhone-friendly jeans. The WTFJeans 3 is still a microfiber-lined, iPhone-friendly pocket. Two of its pockets are optimized for the iPhone 4, 4S, 5 and
Tokyo: Japan's nuclear regulator has upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water at its tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant to a “serious incident” on an international scale.Nuclear Regulation Authority official Yukiko Fukui said Wednesday the
Los Angeles, May 31: Astronauts traveling to and from Mars would be bombarded with as much cosmic radiation as they'd get from a full-body CT scan about once a week for a year, researchers reported
New Delhi, Mar 9: Shrinivasan Sharma, a 76-year-old resident of Pitampura, northwest Delhi, has filed a writ petition before the Delhi High court for removal of three cellphone towers from his locality, saying that high
Chennai, Dec 15: India's department of atomic energy (DAE) is planning to install radiation detection equipment at ports to monitor radioactivity in beach sand mineral consignments for detecting high levels of monazite contamination, said an
Kolkata, Dec 9: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel checked the sub-basement of fire-ravaged AMRI hospital today to check radiation leaks and found there was no danger of it.The team comprising six NDRF personnel had
Tokyo, Japan Apr 21: Japan declared a 12-mile (20-kilometre) area evacuated around its radiation-spewing nuclear power plant a no-go zone on Thursday, urging residents to abide by the order for their own safety or possibly