News tagged with nuclear crisis

Japan to develop drones to monitor radiation

Japan's atomic energy authority and the country's space agency Tuesday announced a joint project to develop a drone to measure radioactivity in the environment after last year's nuclear disaster.

dateJun 12, 2012 in Robotics
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Japan mulls new robot help with nuclear disaster

Japan may be at the forefront of robotics and its children raised on cartoons of robot heroes and villains, but the country has so far had to rely on US-made machines for help tackling its nuclear crisis.

dateMay 03, 2011 in Robotics
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Japan disaster sparks social media innovation

(AP) -- As Japan grapples with an unprecedented triple disaster - earthquake, tsunami, nuclear crisis - the Web has spawned creativity and innovation online amid a collective desire to ease suffering.

dateMar 31, 2011 in Internet
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