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radioactive

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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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This artificial limb uses Myo armbands for gesture control (Tomorrow Daily 301 show notes)

Johns Hopkins University tested a prosthetic that uses two Myo bands for control instead of surgically implanted sensors, and the design could mean artificial limbs with high function and lower cost in the the future.

By January 20, 2016

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Gesture-controlled prosthetic tech looks promising (Tomorrow Daily 301)

Jeff and Ashley cover an artificial limb that uses external armbands to move and a robot designed to scavenge radioactive material in locations too dangerous for humans.

By January 20, 2016

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Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015

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Emma Stone is superhero Spider-Gwen in this parody trailer

A trailer for the fake movie "Spider-Gwen" imagines Peter Parker's girlfriend as the one bitten by a radioactive spider.

By September 29, 2015

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Hoptroff No 10 is world's first atomic pocket watch movement

If you have at least £10,000 spare and don't mind wearing radioactive matter about your person, this could be the timepiece for you.

By May 2, 2013

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Prototype bodysuit tingles your Spidey senses

You don't need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to get a super-power. All you need is a special suit.

By February 24, 2013

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Explosion rocks French nuclear facility

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.

By September 12, 2011

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Man who built nuclear reactor in kitchen 'had it under control'

A Swedish man has been arrested after trying to build a nuclear reactor in his kitchen. Richard Handl blogged says he bought his radioactive materials on eBay.

By August 5, 2011

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NRC plans review as focus turns to nuclear fuel storage

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is set to launch "systematic" scrutiny of U.S. plants, where there's nearly 100 tons of spent radioactive fuel.

By March 21, 2011