It appears that even robots sent into the Dead Zone at Fukishima have a limited life expectancy, in the vicinity of three hours. Seeking more detailed information about longterm biological/genetic effects of the accident on humans and other life forms, we came across a fascinating interview with Koide Hiroaki, a nuclear engineer who for has argued tirelessly for the abolition of all nuclear power plants in Japan, and elsewhere. 46 more words
More stuff to worry about! Another disaster that hardly gets a mention these days.