A new batch of Google Street View imagery shows how deeply the Fukushima nuclear disaster has impacted Japan, even years after the catastrophe.
The Japanese government has just unveiled plans to decrease its dependence on nuclear energy and turn to something far less volatile: wind.
Scientists have recently discovered adding graphene oxide to water contaminated by radioactive material will make environmental clean up easier.
When the Fukushima nuclear disaster hit last year, many were surprised that Japan had to look to the U.S. for nuclear disaster-ready robots to aid in the stabilization of the plant. Hoping to avoid a similar embarrassment, Toshiba has unveiled a new robot specifically designed for work in nuclear emergencies.
Although some would have you believe that the worst is over in Japan regarding the Fukushima nuclear crisis, local residents remain concerned about the fragile power plant and the possibility of radiation contamination. To address this, Softbank has released the world's first radiation-detecting smartphone.
It's been nine months after the tsunami and earthquake destroyed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, and still no one knows how bad the radioactive contamination is. Radiation levels are expected to still be off the charts, and scientists at Fukushima University are planning to use wild monkeys to find out via specially outfitted collars.
It was just last week that we showed you what a post-nuclear accident Tokyo commute might look like. Well now Japan's biggest phone company, Docomo, has unveiled a disturbingly practical new device: a smartphone accessory to help you measure radiation.
The anti-nuclear energy protests in post-Fukushima Tokyo have increased in size and frequency, indicating the society's new attitude toward the energy source. One indie director decided to reflect this trend with his own take on what a post-apocalyptic Tokyo commute might look like.
Facing increased pressure to find a new energy solution in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the Tokyo government has announced plans to deploy what could be the world's first national solar array.
Worried about eating radioactive food from Fukushima? Today's your lucky day because Nils Ferber has a really useful concept for you. Meet the Fukushima Plate — a special plate with a radioactive meter and OLEDs that tell you just how safe your food is for eating.