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Radiation monitors spike at several locations in western Japan — Highest level recorded in 100 days (CHARTS)

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Senior Scientist: Irreversible heart damage for children with 50 Bq/kg of Cs-137

Jiji: Experts warned today there’s high possibility of strong inland quake hitting Fukushima plant — Water 150km deep may seep into fault triggering massive tremor

Mag: Evidence linking nuclear plants to ill health increasingly compelling, “clear something is going” says prof. — UK gov’t blames unidentified virus for childhood leukemia rise

Germany NOT restarting nuclear reactors due to cold as widely reported — In fact, now “massively exporting electricity” to help nuclear-powered France this winter -Reuters

Radiation spikes throughout Greater Tokyo Area on Feb. 14 — One of highest seen in months (Gov’t Data)

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UN document: "There would be a hazard around eastern part of Japan" — 60 hours of emissions blowing southwest over Tokyo forecasted last March

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Reactor No. 2 temperature steadily trending downward — Is gauge broken?

Mainichi: Japan gov’t seeking more data to treat people with radiation exposure

Magnitude 4.7 quake hits Fukushima

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WSJ: Troubling questions raised by thermometer at No. 2 — No wonder things are breaking down at Fukushima after meltdowns, explosions, tsunami, quake (saltwater and boric acid, too)

Mainichi: Malfunction casts doubt on ‘cold shutdown’ and condition of reactor cores — Japan Nuclear Expert: Will be much more serious if last two sensors fail; Unable to install new ones

Beagles to be injected with radioactive substances during gov’t toxicity experiments?

Governor: People should be held criminally responsible for Fukushima — Why has nobody been arrested?

Study warns of another nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi — Likely to be directly disturbed by large quakes (Full Paper)

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Reuters: Russian sub had atomic weapons onboard when engulfed by flames — On brink of major nuclear disaster last Dec. -Report

NHK: Tepco told to find ways of measuring temperature at Reactor No. 2 and report by tomorrow — Still claimed no xenon detected

Gundersen: 1/3 of Fukushima kids tested positive for lumps on thyroid — Forebodes some real issues in future — We’re only 10 months into the accident here (AUDIO)

Tepco Handout: Xenon detected in Reactor No. 2 containment vessel — 9 hour half-life

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Gundersen: M7.0 quake can cause Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 to collapse — New study warns fault nearby Daiichi plant ripped open on 3/11; 70% chance of big quake this year

Top Japan Official: Evacuating Tokyo was a ‘contingency’, not worst-case scenario — "Implementing COST-EFFECTIVE measures was the proper response"

Magnitude 6.2 quake in same location as recent M5.5 near Fukushima — "Very Shallow" (MAP)