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    Report: Fukushima radiation still showing up in some Japanese cars
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    In the wake of the 2011 tsunami that caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there was a fear that radioactive cars and trucks could be bound for export. Within days of the tragedy, Nissan was already testing its vehicles' radiation levels (pictured above), and ...

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    Report: Radiation found on Japanese cars shipped to Chile
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    According to The Mainichi Daily News, customs agents in Chile have detected low levels of radiation on vehicles shipped from Japan. Of the 2,500 vehicles shipped from the port of Yokohama, radioactivity was detected on 21 once they reached Iquique. The levels of radiation were determined to be ...

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    Video: See how Nissan checks its cars for radiation
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    Nissan radiation testing – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Japanese automakers are continuing to test their products for excessive radiation levels as they leave their respective manufacturing facilities and before they're loaded onto container ships for transport. Nissan has ...

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    Report: Japanese automakers will test vehicles for radiation before export
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    Japan continues to struggle from the effects of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, and one of the biggest issues facing the nation has been the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. The facility is now a grade seven nuclear disaster, which puts it on the same scale as the ...

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    Report: Nissan to check radiation levels on cars tabbed for export
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    As fears of radiation from Japan's severely compromised Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant seem to be growing by the minute, automakers have tried to assure car buyers that most of their products are produced far enough away from the crippled facility that fallout won't end up on vehicles, ...

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    Report: No radiation danger with cars imported from Japan
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    Japan's devastating earthquake and the resulting tsunami has already claimed thousands of lives, but the threat is far from over. The Japanese government is feverishly fighting possible meltdowns of multiple nuclear reactors, and radiation has spiked to dangerous levels in some areas around the ...

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    Inventor patents cancer-shielding motorcycle seat
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    This just in: Motorcycles are dangerous. Don't tell the surgeon general. But Randall Dale Chipkar, author of Motorcycle Cancer?, has been awarded a patent for a motorcycle seat that would block electromagnetic radiation permeating from the engine to the rider. According to Chipkar's research, ...

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