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How the nuclear plant crisis happened
What the radiation dose levels mean
Every nuclear site in Japan has in place a permanent radiation monitoring system. This includes many fixed measuring posts at site boundaries, mobile measuring equipment which checks environmental radiation levels inside and outside the site ...
Shorter days have no impact on human life
The changes in Earth's rotation and figure axis caused by Japan's 9-magnitude earthquake should not have any impacts on people's daily lives, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) said on Monday.“These changes in Earth's rotation ...
Water cannon to be used
The National Police Agency has been asked to send a water cannon to the Fukushima nuclear plant to help pour water into a containment pool holding spent fuel rods, broadcaster NHK said Wednesday.Workers have struggled to top up water ...
EU to help radiation victims
A European bone marrow transplant group on Wednesday offered to treat Japanese emergency workers who may be exposed to dangerous radiation from the crippled nuclear reactors.“Japan is more competent than any European country when ...
How baby mouse knows mom, siblings and home
For rodent pups, bonding with mom develops over the first few weeks of life, achieved by their maturing sense of smell, possibly allowing these mammals a survival advantage by identifying mom, siblings and ...
Record efficiency of solar cells achieved
Kesterites combine the low cost of solar cell technologies with very low raw material cost. Loss of tin, a component, limits control of deposition processes. Now, tin loss has been controlled, leading to record ...
Arctic heading towards record ozone depletion
Unusually low temperatures in the Arctic ozone layer have recently initiated massive ozone depletion. The Arctic appears to be heading for a record loss of this trace gas that protects Earth's surface against Sun's ultraviolet ...
Unprecedented spread of lionfish documented
The rapid spread of lionfishes along the U.S. eastern seaboard, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean is the first documented case of a non-native marine fish establishing a self-sustaining population in the ...
Evolutionary history of flies mapped for study
Calling it the ‘new periodic table for flies,' researchers have mapped the evolutionary history of flies, a framework for further comparative studies on the insects that comprise more than 10 per cent of all life on ...
Abundance of winged dinosaurs explained
During part of the Early Cretaceous, north-east China had a temperate climate with harsh winters, explaining the abundance of feathered dinosaurs in fossil deposits of that ...
Three new types of innovative sickles promise better delivery
The farmer is unable to get financial support to popularise these devices
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