Following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant meltdown, biological samples were obtained only after extensive delays, limiting the information that could be gained about the impacts of that historic disaster. Determined ...
Radiation levels across the Pacific Ocean are rapidly returning to normal five years after a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant spewed gases and liquids into the sea, a study showed Monday.
Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life on Earth.
It wasn't a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world's largest nuclear reactors to shut down—a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common.
Deep underground on a lush green island, Finland is preparing to bury its highly-radioactive nuclear waste for 100,000 years—sealing it up and maybe even throwing away the key.