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Weekender: The Case For "Safe" Nuclear Energy - Is it Really Possible?

Research into alternative energy resources could be on the verge of a major breakthrough that could change the world forever.
The military contracts company, Lockheed Martin, has been working on a safer version of nuclear energy known as "compact fusion." The research is being conducted by Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development...
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New Pocket Phone Chargers Could Spell Trouble For Sperm Health

As though they don't already spend enough time welded to their cellphones , Microsoft Mobile has now collaborated with menswear fashion designer A. Sauvage to create a pair of "techno-trousers" that will mean that a man never needs to be parted from his cell, even to charge its battery.
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Weekender: Fukushima - The Situation Worsens...

 As Japan finally allows residents living near to the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant back to their homes, the world is stopping to review the progress that has been made there over the past three years.

The area has been sealed off since the nuclear plant suffered severe damage after an earthquake and tsunami back in March 2011...
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Fukushima: Are the Official Reports Correct?

It has come to light that readings taken at the Fukushima atomic power plant last year were incorrect, indicating figures that "significantly undercounted" radiation levels.

The news has undermined confidence in the information released by the company so far, and many are asking if the world is being given the facts...
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Is Fukushima Causing Birth Defects in US Infants?

A mysterious cluster of unexplained birth defects is baffling health officials in a corner of Washington state.

A higher than average number of babies are being born with anencephaly, a severe birth defect in which children are born with part of their brain and skull missing. It is normally a rare condition, so when 23 cases were...
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Fukushima: A Continuing Threat?

The horrors of the Fukushima nuclear disaster have receded into the background for many as it no longer dominates the headlines, but in reality the threat continues and is being perpetuated by further incidents of adverse weather.

Typhoons hitting Japan have been contributing to the spread of radioactive substances leaking from the...
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College Nuclear Reactors Declared Unsafe

Overlooked Nuclear Risk: University Reactors

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has cited several universities for improperly handling campus nuclear reactors and their radioactive materials. The commission oversees 28 ?non-power? atomic reactors operated by public and private universities in the U.S. They do not generate electricity and...

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