Japan’s citizens, and scientists worldwide, do not have answers to basic health and environment questions
The EPA plans to reevaluate standards for tritium in water
Having led Japan through the 2011 nuclear crisis, the elder statesman is now campaigning for a world without nuclear power
The Japan government is being called on to intervene as the power company responsible fails to cope and regulators upgrade the severity level of the leakage
Unique turbines that float on the surface rather than rest on the seafloor can be placed in deeper waters
Radioactive cesium from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster shows up in bluefin tuna off the California coast, offering researchers a way to follow the fish's migratory history
Hotspots of radiation from the nuclear disaster are still likely to cause localized, small increases in cancer risk, according to a new report by the World Health Organization
Bottom-dwelling fish continue to be found with high levels of radioactive elements, potentially coming from leaking radioactive water or contaminated sediments
The U.S. has reactors of the same designs that melted down at Fukushima Daiichi, but regulators hope changes could prevent a repeat of Japan's nuclear crisis
Heart disease and depression are likely to claim more lives than radiation after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident, experts say
The Fukushima evacuation zone raises the issue of what would happen during an evacuation in heavily populated U.S. metropolises during a nuclear meltdown
The massive shift, laterally and upward, caused the epic March 2011 tsunami
Regulators and industry have one precious moment to recapture the public's trust
What the future holds for Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant
We know surprisingly little about what low-dose radiation does to organisms and ecosystems. Four years after the disaster in Fukushima, scientists are beginning to get some answers
On March 11, a powerful, magnitude 9.0 quake hit northeastern Japan, triggering a tsunami with 10-meter-high waves that reached the U.S. west coast. Here's the science behind the disaster...
Japan still struggles with the effects of a powerful earthquake, devastating tsunami and multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant
Why do people choose to stay near places like Chernobyl and Fukushima?
Scientific American's David Biello judges Fukushima to have reached Chernobyl proportions. Steve Mirsky reports
Day-to-Day Satellite Photos Reveal the Unfolding Crisis at the Nuclear Power Plant in Japan [Slide Show]
Aerial views of the damage at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant from March 12 to March 17 show signs of the chaotic sequence of events ranging from explosions to fires
The surprising accident at Fukushima puts the spotlight on a new generation of U.S. nuclear reactors. Are they safe enough?
The environmental and health effects of nuclear power's greatest calamity will last for generations