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Jul 11, 2014 05:15 PM ET // AFP
The Japan Meteorological Agency said a local tsunami of up to one metre (3.3 feet) could impact the Pacific coastline after the quake.
Jun 20, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Eliza Strickland, IEEE Spectrum
Two MIT engineers have designed a better reactor, one that deals with the industry's biggest problems: waste and safety.
Jun 3, 2014 05:08 AM ET
Nuclear power may bring with it tons of efficiencies, but as in most things, there's no free lunch. It also makes waste, and weekly curbside collection just won't cut it for this class of garbage.
Jun 2, 2014 10:30 AM ET // AFP
Wall will block groundwater from nearby hillsides that has been flowing under the plant and mixing with polluted water already there.
Apr 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Tech does double duty this week, as we look at floating gardens that clean rivers, houses that produce oxygen and drones that create a Wi-Fi network.
Apr 18, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Built like oil rigs, offshore reactors would be safe from earthquakes, too. Continue reading →
Jan 16, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The Doomsday Clock has run its course. Continue reading →
Jan 15, 2014 12:50 PM ET
Since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, people have been quick to blame radiation levels across the Pacific on the deteriorating power plant. Is the radiation spreading that far, and is there any way to tell if it's actually from Japan?
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