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Not quite terminators: Rescue robots compete at DARPA challenge finals

Twenty-three robots are competing in the DARPA Robotics Challenge finals for the $3.5 million prize fund, with their human controllers attempting to steer them through an obstacle course simulating a disaster scenario. 159 more words

Government

Chernobyl nuclear accident does not have official information about companion animals

Score another point for the Japanese Radiation Researchers : Fukushima vs Chernobyl

Japanese Radiation researcher points out another FIRST for Fukushima radiation research vs Chernobyl radiation research.  414 more words

Fukushima Vs Chernobyl

Dwindling bird populations in Fukushima

Image Credit: Collapsing into Consciousness

This is the time of year when birds come out and really spread their wings, but since a disastrous day just before spring’s arrival four years ago, Japan’s Fukushima province has not been friendly to the feathered. 657 more words

Environment

Fukushima robot stranded after stalling inside reactor

Image Credit: TEPCO/AFP/Getty Images

Decommissioning work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has suffered a setback after a robot sent in to a damaged reactor to locate melted fuel stalled hours into its mission and had to be abandoned. 327 more words

Science

Evacuated with her family, a little girl from Fukushima's wish....

October 23, 2011

This came from a Japanese blog.  It is about a little girl and her cat.  They were both raised together, but when they had to evacuate, she was not allowed to bring her cat.   624 more words

Fukushima Left Behind Animals

Victim of the Government of Japan's mishandling of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Sept. 4, 2011

This is a picture of a victim of the Japanese Government’s Killing Spree in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone.  The Government of Japan forced the owners of these victims to leave them behind when the owners were evacuated.  223 more words

Fukushima Exclusion Zone