NIH Experts Question Federal Study Linking Cellphones To TumorsNational Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency's new study that connects heavy cellphone radiation to a slight increase in brain tumors in male rats.
Bay Area Residents Worried About Radiation Face Uphill Battle Fighting Cell TowersSome Bay Area residents feel like David fighting Goliath. They don't want RF-emitting cell towers all over their neighborhoods. But the wireless industry says they need them to keep up with demand.
Low-Flying Government Helicopter Testing For Radiation In 4 Bay Area CitiesIf you see a low-flying helicopter buzzing above the Bay Area this week, don't freak out. It's just the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration testing for radiation.
Lawsuit Puts Berkeley Law Requiring Cellphone Warnings On Hold Saying Radiation Risk Is FalseA group representing the wireless industry has filed a lawsuit to put Berkeley's cellphone ordinance on hold, saying it violates the First Amendment.
Cell Phone Group Suing Berkeley Over Radiation Warning Label OrdinanceThe cell phone industry is suing the city of Berkeley over an ordinance requiring retailers to attach warning labels to cell phones.
Richmond Resolution On Space-Based Weaponry Prompts Flood Of Calls To Police From 'Targeted Individuals'Richmond police have been inundated with calls for help from people who feel under attack from space-based weaponry because of a City Council resolution passed last month, according to Mayor Tom Butt.
Strong Solar X-Ray Radiation Hits Earth, Impacting Some Radio Communication For Entire HemisphereAs if powerful earthquakes, a small South Pacific tsunami yesterday, and a new undersea volcano off the Pacific coast weren't enough, today a massive dose of solar radiation was detected hitting earth.
Sunken Radioactive WWII Ship Rediscovered In Ocean Near Farallon IslandsScientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago.
New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal RadiationThe first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.
Gov. Brown Sees No Harm In Fracking; California Report Suggest OtherwiseA new report suggests that fracking operations in California produce highly contaminate wastewater. Despite the evidence, Gov. Brown still supports the process.
NASA To Study Mysterious 'Magnetic Explosions' Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-RaysEarth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects--unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four "Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission" satellites, studying these "magnetic reconnections" and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.
U.S. Navy Sailors Sue Japan Power Co. For Radiation Exposure During 2011 Quake, Tsunami RescueHundreds of U.S. sailors who took part in rescue efforts following Japan's earthquake and tsunami say they were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation and are bringing a class-action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power Company.