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Machines clear rubble as Japan ranks crisis with Chernobyl

A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

By Apr. 11, 2011

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Tech Time Machine: 26 April

By Apr. 25, 2012

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Tech Time Machine: 28 March

By Mar. 27, 2012

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How the nuclear age burst onto the world from a squash court

On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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Dismantling Fukushima reactors will take decades

Japanese expect it will take decades before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant can be fully dismantled, according to a draft report. A temporary cover may limit some radiation leakage.

By Jul. 11, 2011

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What does 'safe' mean in a nuclear disaster? (Q&A)

A nuclear expert with Physicians for Social Responsibility says there is no "safe" level of radiation. But for now, he advises caution, not panic.

By Apr. 15, 2011

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Get BioShock (PC) and other games for $5 each

No shipping, no sales tax, just five-dollar digital downloads to your PC. The offer ends Sept. 21, so now's the time to stock up on first-person shooters and strategy classics.

By Sep. 15, 2009

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A month after quake, Tokyo is a city of shadows

Continuing aftershocks, darkened shopfronts, and the radiation threat make life in the metropolis a dizzying experience.

By Apr. 13, 2011

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Emergency Bra: Unsnap, separate cups, inhale...

The bra--an invention worthy of an Ig Nobel Prize in 2009--is now commercially available in a sexy, life-saving, Red Cross shade of red.

By Sep. 22, 2010

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GE's Immelt defends nuclear industry safety

In Japan, GE's chief meets with executives of Tepco, operator of the crippled Fukushima power plant, and professes faith in the 40-year safety record of nuclear plants.

By Apr. 4, 2011