Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fukushima accident: a man made disaster; it has lessons for everyone

Contrary to popular belief that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant was caused by natural causes, the  Independent  commission set up by the Japanese Parliament concluded that it was “the result of collusion between the government, the regulators … Continue reading

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Wasted x rays

   By K.S.Parthasarathy All medical x-ray procedures have a small risk associated with it. We need not accept this risk if it is not essential. In this debate, the word ‘necessary’ should be given proper emphasis. “The final responsibility for … Continue reading

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