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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


Prenatal diagnosis to detect down’s syndrome and trisomy 13&18 to be introduced in Japan this April

On 8/29/2012, Fukushima Diary reported “New technology of prenatal diagnosis to control down’s syndrome will be introduced in Japan” [URL] On 3/9/2013, Japan Soc. of Obstetrics and Gynecology announced the


Namie machi to conduct Chromosome Banding test for 0~18 y.o children

In order to evaluate the primary exposure dose, Namie machi is going to conduct the Chromosome Banding test for children who were 0 ~ 18 years old in 311 to


JP Gov will start genomic analysis for Fukushima people

  Japanese government is being cautious about the possible radiation effect on DNA. On 8/30/2012, Hosono, the minister of environment commented they were going to start genomic analysis for Fukushima

Food contamination Malformation

Mutation of mushroom from Tokushima

Mutation of mushroom was found at a supermarket, which is from Tokushima, in Shikoku. The person who found this suspects the bed log was contaminated.(Source) 大きな地図で見る   They also found