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After contamination, U.S. naval fleet repositions

The U.S. 7th Fleet announces temporary repositioning of its ships and aircraft away from the Fukushima Daichi plant in Japan after 17 Navy helicopter crew members are exposed to low levels of contamination.

By March 14, 2011

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The Drinkable Book provides safe drinking water

The Drinkable Book is a guide to safe drinking water -- and the pages can be torn out and used as water filters.

By May 12, 2014

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More bad news from Fukushima as reactor leaks continue

Is another nuclear emergency in the offing? Japanese officials express concern about the plant operator's ability to control the situation after a new leak is discovered.

By August 21, 2013

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Scientists grow embryonic stem cells without destroying embryo

Scientists have developed a method that allows them to propagate human embryonic stem cells without harming the embryo.

By January 28, 2014

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Should every nuclear plant have snake robots?

A Carnegie Mellon test shows that modular crawling robots can get deep into pipes at a nuclear facility, something that could help with inspections.

By July 9, 2013

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Kitchen scale plays video for no-worry tablet cooking

The use of tablet devices as cooking helpers is obviously on the rise. For good reason, too; the amount of information available is robust, helpful, and easily accessed. Usually.

By December 13, 2012

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IBM says it has tool to kill deadly drug-resistant superbugs

Working with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Big Blue has come up with a "hydrogel" that can beat back the bacteria that cause many deadly infections.

By January 23, 2013

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One in six mobile phones tainted by faecal matter

More than one in six mobile phones are coated with some kind of bacteria, including E.coli. That's bacteria from poo. Wash your hands!

By October 14, 2011

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Cryptome.org hacked--and inadvertently spreads infection

Infected files on the site were downloading exploits from the Blackhole Toolkit that target Windows.

By February 13, 2012

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Must-have kitchen gadget: Food radiation checker

Japan's Horiba is showing off a rice bucket that holds a radiation detector. It also works with soil, so it's perfect for gardening.

By October 6, 2011