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[Column] The most hated virtue

I was tired of studying and lying on my bed. I was 15 years old. Someone knocked on the door. It was my grandma. She had pancreatic cancer 9 months


JP Gov to postpone the genomic analysis for Fukushima people for “ethical matter”

  On 8/30/2012, Fukushima Diary reported “JP Gov will start genomic analysis for Fukushima people” [URL] On 3/14/2013, Japanese government decided to postpone this genomic test for Fukushima people. They

Environmental contamination Sea contamination

Tepco “Fish is decreasing in Fukushima plant port”

On 3/15/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “[Record breaking] 740,000 Bq/Kg from fat greenling in Fukushima plant port” [URL] In the press conference of 3/15/2013, Tepco commented the fish caught in Fukushima


Fallout level keeps on increasing, “The highest level since last April”

On 3/4/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Fallout level in Fukushima city is in the increasing trend since last December”. [URL] On 3/13/2013, the fallout level in Fukushima city became the highest

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Tokyo University of Marine Science,”8,000,000,000 ~ 93,000,000,000 Bq of Cs-137 can leak to the sea every single day”

  According to Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tepco was possibly having 16,100,000,000,000 Bq of Cs-137 leak to the sea from 6. 2011 to 5. 2012. This is

Environmental contamination Sea contamination

[Record breaking] 740,000 Bq/Kg from fat greenling in Fukushima plant port

↑ Fat greenling (This is not the specific issued sample.)   On 2/28/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “510,000 Bq/Kg from fat greenling caught in Fukushima plant port, over 100,000 Bq/Kg from


Pu-239/240 measured from seawater of Fukushima plant, Tepco “within the range of past readings”

According to Tepco, (5.8±1.7) ×10-6 Bq/L of Pu-239/240 was measured from seawater around Fukushima plant. The sample was taken from around south discharge channel on 2/5/2013. The past readings were