Exposure to Chernobyl radiation increased the risk of thyroid cancer by breaking DNA strands, but the effects didn't carry to the next generation.
WASHINGTON — When 10 people in New York City were diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer during a four-year period, doctors were puzzled.
A massive 32,000-ton, stainless steel arch — so large it could conceal the Statue of Liberty — is being constructed to cover what's left of a nuclear reactor in Chernobyl that exploded in 1986.
The world has moved on since the 1986 nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl, but at the heavily contaminated site, things haven't changed very much.
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