No threat from Japanese radiation spread across US
(AP) -- Traces of radioactive material from the endangered Japanese nuclear plant are being detected from coast to coast in the United States and in Iceland, but amounts continue to be far below levels that would cause health ...
Japan worst-case scenario unlikely to cause catastrophic radiation release: expert
While exposed spent fuel rods at the failing nuclear reactors in Japan pose new threats, the worst-case scenario would still be unlikely to expose the public to catastrophic amounts of radiation, says a University of Michigan ...
iPhone goes nuclear
A fission reaction in a nuclear reactor? There's an "app" for that! An iPhone "application" or software developed by the University of Utah's Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute to look at medical ...
Wizard at circuits, physics
(PhysOrg.com) -- Donhee Ham, Gordon McKay Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, uses his personal energy and understanding of physics to design innovative integrated circuits.
Mechanical and nuclear engineers receive award for top-100 technology product of 2009
A neutron detector created at Kansas State University has been named one of the top 100 technologies of the year.
Nuclear fusion research key to advancing computer chips
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers are adapting the same methods used in fusion-energy research to create extremely thin plasma beams for a new class of "nanolithography" required to make future computer chips.
Engineers develop technique to help combat nuclear proliferation
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev engineers have developed a technique to "denature" plutonium created in large nuclear reactors, making it unsuitable for use in nuclear arms. By adding Americium (Am 241), a form of the ...