Fukushima

Japan calls for smarter probe robots to deal with the Fukushima nuclear site

Now the head of decommissioning for the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant said on Thursday that the company's robots were not able to get close enough to the core area, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Daily Mail Online. Robots have to be used

Radiation level at damaged Fukushima skyrockets

Radiation levels inside the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactor are over 100 times fatal levels, the highest they've been since the triple meltdown in March 2011, according to operator Tepco, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Engadget. The company recently sent a camera-equipped robot into the reactor,

7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes northern Japan

The epicenter of the earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, was off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at a depth of about 10 kilometers at 5:59 a.m. local time. There were no immediate information of damage or injury, Japan Today reported. Tokyo