/ Oct 11, 2016

Toyama tritium researcher's data targeted in cyberattacks

Research data and personal information may have been stolen from a personal computer belonging to a researcher of tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, at the University of Toyama's Hydrogen Isotope Research Center, the university said. In addition to research data, hackers may have stolen ...

Tepco radioactive flow raises alarm over seafood safety

Aug 23, 2013

Tepco radioactive flow raises alarm over seafood safety

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Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s revelation that massive amounts of radioactive water are flowing into the Pacific further raised fears about the harm to marine life. Tepco estimated that between May 2011 and this month, a staggering 40 trillion becquerels of radioactive tritium, 20 trillion becquerels ...

Jul 7, 2013

Tritium soaring in water at No. 1 plant

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Sunday that 600,000 becquerels per liter of tritium has been detected in groundwater at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. It's the first time such a high level of tritium, an isotope of hydrogen, has been measured in the ...