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Mar 11, 2016 01:50 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
It seems no robot is capable of withstanding the high levels of radiation leaking from the reactors.
Aug 13, 2015 11:10 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Wireless Armour boxers create a flexible Faraday cage around men's sensitive equipment. Continue reading →
Apr 30, 2014 04:35 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A new underwear line containing pure silver fibers is designed to block most electromagnetic radiation from electronic devices that sit on or near sensitive areas. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, IEEE Spectrum
Scientists are exploring ways to disperse electrons in space in order to prevent high-energy particles from shorting out sensitive electronics.
Nov 15, 2013 12:58 PM ET
You may have seen that image purportedly showing the alarming spread of Fukushima radiation across the Pacific. But dig deeper and you'll find that's not the case at all. And that's not the only piece of false information about this nuclear disaster.
Oct 21, 2013 11:45 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Lead-based fabric helps these undies project the body's most sensitive parts from gamma rays. Continue reading →