Situated on a former parking lot beside the Basillica St. Castor in Koblenz, the building is designed to subtly integrate with the surrounding environment. The printed glass facade reflects the trees
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Imagine sitting down at the dinner table and not knowing if the food in front of you is safe to eat. For many people in Japan that situation is a reality, and while the government has been issuing
As a result of last month's earthquakes and tsunami, many areas of Japan have been left without even the most basic necessities such and shelter and power. To begin to offer assistance to the thousands of
People who suffer from a form of brain cancer called GBM (glioblastoma multiforme) that resists chemotherapy and radiation will soon be able to undergo a less intrusive electrical treatment at home.
After more than a month of battling the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster, Tokyo Electric and Power announced today that radiation leakage is likely to exceed Chernobyl levels. The utility
From the earthquake in Japan to the subsequent tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster, the island nation is currently experiencing its worst crisis since World War 2. If you're eager to help but not sure
In order to protect workers from radiation exposure at the Fukishima Daichi Plant, Japan has now developed another rescue robot, called “Quince,” so assist in the cleanup. Authorities have already
Google announced that they are putting an investment of $5 million USD -- or $3.5 million euros -- into one of Germany's largest solar power plants. The investment is their first renewable energy
The aftermath of the Fukishima disaster saw concerned citizens worldwide protesting the increase in the use of nuclear power. German citizens were particularly vocal in their criticism, and it looks like
Recent studies have shown that the uses of green algae are boundless. First, scientists at R.I.T. used algae to synthesize biofuel, and recently scientists at Northwestern University and Argonne National
NTT Docomo‘s new advertisement for the TOUCH WOOD smart phone features a delightful wooden xylophone in the forest and is an uplifting departure from other images coming out of Japan. TOUCH WOOD cell
In the wake of Japan's nuclear crisis, China has decided to cut nuclear power and increase solar power.
Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency announced that special diaper-like absorbent materials deployed to block a leaking pipe at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have not worked. After
Workers in Japan at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was damaged in the March 11th earthquake and ensuing tsunami, recently discovered an eight inch crack in a maintenance pit that is
QinetiQ North America, a Virginia-based technology company, has deployed robots controlled by Xbox 360 pads into the trouble Fukushima Nuclear Plant.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. -- or TEPCO as it is commonly known -- has said that it is likely to completely shut down the four unstable nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant that were damaged
In a futile attempt to save Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant from meltdown, workers have been feverishly pumping water into the reactors, but one radioactive core has overheated and melted. The
The German government announced this week that it is accelerating plans to close its nuclear power plants, and Italy is following suit with a one year moratorium. The announcement comes in the wake of the
Japan has a new worker to help measure and test the radiation at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant - and it happens to be a robot named Monirobo. Short for “Monitoring Robot,” the robot can safely
Military helicopters drop water on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in hopes of cooling the troubled reactors.
While nuclear energy experts disagree on just how bad the current state is at Japan's stricken nuclear plants, there is one thing that they are all certain of: the situation could get worse.
A third blast and fire at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station increase the risk of a full blown nuclear meltdown in Japan.
As Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, nuclear energy policies around the world come under scrutiny.
The 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, March 11, caused massive damage and destruction, including the failure of a nuclear power plant cooling system.
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