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The Rakuten Eagles beat the Yomiuri Giants 3-0 in Game 7 of the Japan Series on Sunday to win their first championship and give a boost to a region still recovering from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Tokyo, which hosted the 1964 Olympics, billed itself as the safe and reliable choice at a time of global political and economic uncertainty.
Tokyo has been considered a slight favorite but has been on the defensive in the final days of the campaign amid mounting concerns about the Fukushima leak.
Researchers say radiation from the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant following last year's tsunami caused mutations in some butterflies and damaged the local environment though humans seem relatively unaffected.
Radiation that leaked from the Fukushima nuclear plant following last year's tsunami caused mutations in some butterflies _ including dented eyes and stunted wings _ though humans seem relatively unaffected, researchers say.
Radiation from the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant following last year's tsunami caused mutations in some butterflies and damaged the local environment though humans seem relatively unaffected, researchers say.
People across Japan prayed and stood in silence Sunday to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation one year ago, killing 19,000 people and unleashing the world's worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century.
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, the public may never find out. The ordinary rate of cancer is so high, and medical understanding of the effects of radiation exposure so limited, that any increase in cases from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster may be undetectable.
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out.