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Kids in Fukushima are now the most overweight in Japan. Here's why.
Older men argue they have less chance of developing radiation-induced cancer in their lifetimes
Pottery just got really high-tech
The first of their kind used for commercial energy generation
As nations around the world rush to reconsider their nuclear plans, nuclear experts look toward a future of smaller, safer reactors designed to greatly reduce the likelihood of a Fukushima-sized catastrophe
But, as with many nuclear-disaster health studies, the findings, and what they mean, are controversial.
The reactor's makeshift tomb was only supposed to last until 2001
As helicopters drop tons of water on the fuel rods, a U.S. Global Hawk drone monitors the situation from above
James Hansen, climate change researcher and activist, is retiring from NASA, but not without making some new waves.
Shaking loose recent memories
It sounds scary, but we're probably fine
Several of Japan's nuclear power plants are experiencing serious damage from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami. Here's what you need to know to understand the news, as it happens
Or, why everyone is stocking up on iodine tablets
Nuclear energy is looking like it will be a big part of a fossil-fuel-free future in the U.S. But the big question remains as big as ever: What's to be done with the waste it generates?