News tagged with fukushima

AP Exclusive: Japan scientists took utility money

(AP)—Influential scientists who help set Japan's radiation exposure limits have for years had trips paid for by the country's nuclear plant operators to attend overseas meetings of the world's top academic ...

Dec 07, 2012
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Toshiba shows four-legged robot for nuke disaster

Toshiba Corp. unveiled a robot Wednesday that the company says can withstand high radiation and help in nuclear disasters. But it remains unclear what exactly the new machine will be capable of doing if and ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Fishing for answers off Fukushima

Japan's "triple disaster," as it has become known, began on March 11, 2011, and remains unprecedented in its scope and complexity. To understand the lingering effects and potential public health implications of that chain ...

Oct 25, 2012
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