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For the first time in four decades, Japan will be without nuclear power, as the last of its 50 reactors was shut down Saturday.
New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) may have an impact in a range of industries, from engineering to pharmaceutical manufacturing.
According to a new report from MIT, Japan's Fukushima disaster could provide valuable lessons for the design of future nuclear power plants.
MCLEAN, Va., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), the leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today provided further details regarding the safety benefits of its proprietary metal fuel technology.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. nuclear energy industry will learn important lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi accident and "identify additional steps we can and will take to further improve safety at our nuclear plants," one of the industry's leaders told a U.S.
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University of California-Irvine engineers say they've developed a sensor system designed to help protect water systems when earthquakes occur or pipes fail. The engineers said they plan to outfit the Irvine, Calif., water system with sensors that will alert officials when and where pipes crack or break, hastening repair. When an earthquake occurs and infrastructure systems fail, continued service of the water network is most critical, said Professor Masanobu Shinozuka, who is leading the...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Radioactive water has spilled in a Russian nuclear submarine, but has not escaped into the environment, local media reported on Wednesday. "The radioactivity level inside and outside the atomic submarine is normal.