A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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.
A nuclear expert with Physicians for Social Responsibility says there is no "safe" level of radiation. But for now, he advises caution, not panic.
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.
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Continuing aftershocks, darkened shopfronts, and the radiation threat make life in the metropolis a dizzying experience.
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.
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.
The explosion at the Marcoule nuclear plant in southern France, which has killed at least one person, was caused by a fire in a storage area for radioactive waste.
The Annals of Improbable Research is at it again, making way for Nobel Prize season with its Ig Nobels--ideas that "cannot or should not be repeated." But this year, one of them should.