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By Ed Jahn, Oregon Public Broadcasting
Within an hour of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated central Japan in 2011, Ishinomaki Red Cross Hospital was accepting patients and acting as a refuge for throngs of survivors who’d lost everything. No broken windows. No collapsed ceilings. No…
By Jasmine Wright
Tokyo Electric Power Co. is finally ready to examine the inside of one of the three compromised reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant -- with the help of a remote-controlled robot that uncannily resembles a snake.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
In March 2011, a magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake shook Japan, triggering a catastrophic tsunami and nuclear disaster. Since then, PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien has provided some of the most in-depth reporting on the subject to-date. He has traveled…
By Justin Scuiletti
The best way to get inside information on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant may be through pages of a comic book.
By PBS NewsHour
A disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on March 11, 2011, has greatly affected how Japanese citizens feel about that energy source. Polls suggest that 80 percent of voters now oppose nuclear power in Japan. But walking away…
With help from fisherman and citizen scientists, researchers in Japan and the U.S. are tracking the nucleotides in the ocean creatures who swim in the plume of water tainted with radiation from Fukushima. Their research is part of a long-term…
News Wrap: New health calculator may overestimate cholesterol risk…
In our news wrap Friday, Japan's ruling Cabinet voted to reduce their climate change goals in the wake of the Fukushima disaster as the nation won't be able to rely on nuclear power to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Also, armed…
What if the Fukushima Ice Wall Defrosts? Looking at Risks of Japan's Experiment…
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