Radioactive

05.27.14
Japan is building a huge 'ice wall' to block Fukushima's fallout water
05.27.14

Japan is building a huge 'ice wall' to block Fukushima's fallout water

No one can blame Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) for the earthquake and tsunami that wrecked its...

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04.16.14
MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant
04.16.14

MIT designs a floating, tsunami-proof nuclear plant

What's the safest place to put a nuclear reactor? Offshore, apparently. A new power plant design c...

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03.30.14
EVE Evolved: Mining is broken, but it can be fixed
03.30.14

EVE Evolved: Mining is broken, but it can be fixed

Mining has a reputation for being the most boring activity in EVE Online, but it's always filled a...

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11.05.12
Radioactive Orchestra 2.0 takes the music live, makes sweet photonic melodies (video)
11.05.12

Radioactive Orchestra 2.0 takes the music live, makes sweet photonic melodies (video)

Sweden's Kollektivet Livet took a step towards demystifying the invisible energy around us last ye...

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08.11.12
Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art
08.11.12

Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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05.10.12
Scientists bend gamma rays, could neuter radioactive waste (update: more credit)
05.10.12

Scientists bend gamma rays, could neuter radioactive waste (update: more credit)

Bending most light is easy; bending it in gamma ray form, however, has often been deemed impossibl...

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11.07.11
Cyberdyne turns its HAL exoskeleton into an anti-radiation suit
11.07.11

Cyberdyne turns its HAL exoskeleton into an anti-radiation suit

The original Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) suit was designed to help those with muscle diseases, bu...

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09.08.11
Electrified bacteria army kills uranium, gives Captain Planet a run for his money
09.08.11

Electrified bacteria army kills uranium, gives Captain Planet a run for his money

A certain type of "hairy" bacteria may just be the answer to cleaning up radioactive spills. Scie...

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06.08.11
Periodic Table welcomes two new, ultraheavy elements, jury still out on the names
06.08.11

Periodic Table welcomes two new, ultraheavy elements, jury still out on the names

If you bump in to the Periodic Table of Elements today, be sure to give it a hearty Mazel Tov, be...

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