Fukushima daiichi

03.16.12
Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians
03.16.12

Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians

Chumby co-creator Andrew "Bunnie" Huang was so moved by the Japanese Earthquake and Fukushima melt...

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12.14.11
Toshiba's radiation spotting camera means the end of 'nuclear hotspot hide and seek'
12.14.11

Toshiba's radiation spotting camera means the end of 'nuclear hotspot hide and seek'

Toshiba's developed a camera that will take the guesswork out of finding radiation hotspots. Si...

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08.31.11
Scosche's RDTX-PRO for iPhone and iPod touch detects radiation
08.31.11

Scosche's RDTX-PRO for iPhone and iPod touch detects radiation

Scosche Industries produces a wide line of accessories for Apple products, ranging from iPad ca...

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08.24.11
Fukushima technician gives behind-the-scenes look at the cleanup operation
08.24.11

Fukushima technician gives behind-the-scenes look at the cleanup operation

New details about the robotics deployed to help clean up Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have e...

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04.21.11
T-Hawk UAV enters Fukushima danger zone, returns with video
04.21.11

T-Hawk UAV enters Fukushima danger zone, returns with video

We'd love to head on down to Fukushima with a DSLR and some iodide pills, but that's obviously not...

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04.18.11
iRobot Packbots enter Fukushima nuclear plant to gather data, take photos, save lives (video)
04.18.11

iRobot Packbots enter Fukushima nuclear plant to gather data, take photos, save lives (video)

iRobot recently deployed a pair of robots to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, where i...

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04.16.11
TALON robot gets declawed, helps Japan sniff out radiation (video)
04.16.11

TALON robot gets declawed, helps Japan sniff out radiation (video)

Robotics experts at the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory just taught an old war m...

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04.01.11
iRobot, QinetiQ machines to assist in Japan relief effort
04.01.11

iRobot, QinetiQ machines to assist in Japan relief effort

A few weeks ago, it looked like robots would play a relatively small role in recovery efforts follo...

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03.23.11
Monirobo measures radiation following nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant
03.23.11

Monirobo measures radiation following nuclear crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant

According to a report by a Japanese news agency, a radiation monitoring robot, aptly named Monirobo...

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