Japan Amateur Radiation Sleuths Toil With Borrowed Geigers

Japan Amateur Radiation Sleuths Toil With Borrowed Geigers

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Hiroko Yamada shows her cell phone-sized dosimeter in Minami Soma city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. “I don’t trust the government or Tepco after they hid information,” said Yamada, who lost a relative in the tsunami. “But there’s nothing we can do until the nuclear crisis is resolved.”