Japan Considers Accelerating Robotics Development in Shadow of Fukushima Fallout




Fallout from the epic earthquake and resultant tsunami that struck Japan on 11 March is expected to have produced £146 billion in damage, according to World Bank figures. Much of this damage is concentrated in Fukushima's second nuclear power plant, an area that has been dangerously volatile due to a failure to safely contain radioactive material. At one point, experts were working around the clock to prevent overheated fuel rods from venting into the atmosphere, some even exposing themsel...
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