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Fukushima underground 'ice wall' aims to slow radioactive build-up

The project, which has been given the go-ahead by a regulatory body, is designed to hamper the build-up of radioactive water around the crippled nuclear plant.

By May 27, 2014

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Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?

The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.

By October 20, 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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The (ongoing) lesson of Fukushima? It could have been worse (pictures)

From Chernobyl to Fukushima, "it could have been worse" has become a common refrain over the last few decades. But that optimism comes at a price -- in the coin of public health.

9 Images By August 21, 2013

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iRobot makes robotics controls easier for the Average Joe

The Massachusetts-based robotics company, known most for its Roomba vacuum, is trying to make its defense and security robots more accessible.

By October 8, 2014

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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Google Street View explores Japan's Fukushima nuclear zone

The Web giant brings its team inside the nuclear no-go territory to photograph a desolate ghost town.

By March 27, 2013

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Google Maps traverses Cambodia's centuries-old Angkor temples

The Web giant’s Street View Trekker records more than 90,000 panoramas of 100 ancient temples at this massive archaeological site.

By April 2, 2014

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Google Maps cruises the rapids of the Colorado River

The Street View trekker sets sail down the country's most endangered river, taking in views of the Grand Canyon, Nankoweap Granaries, the Redwall Cavern, and much more.

By March 13, 2014

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15 space organizations join hunt for missing Malaysian jet

China activates an international charter started in 1999 to aggregate global space data from satellites in an effort to locate Malaysian Airlines' flight MH370.

By March 12, 2014