― Description : ∙ The Fukushima meltdown reminded a new generation of the danger posed by nuclear disasters. With one in three Americans living within 50 miles of a nuclear reactor, it is time to learn the basics of surviving nuclear contamination. ∙ Radiation is invisible, but exposure can still be minimized. Internal contamination is up to 100 times more damaging to health than external exposure. This suggests several important steps to minimizing exposure. Radioisotopes should be [...].