4 Years after Fukushima
A look back at the evolving impact of the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl
Crippled Fukushima Reactors Are Still a Danger, 5 Years after the Accident
Japan’s citizens, and scientists worldwide, do not have answers to basic health and environment questions
Is Radioactive Hydrogen in Drinking Water a Cancer Threat?
The EPA plans to reevaluate standards for tritium in water
The Nuclear Odyssey of Naoto Kan, Japan’s Prime Minister during Fukushima
Having led Japan through the 2011 nuclear crisis, the elder statesman is now campaigning for a world without nuclear power
Government Urged to 'Step In' to Halt Fukushima Plant Leaks
The Japan government is being called on to intervene as the power company responsible fails to cope and regulators upgrade the severity level of the leakage
Japan's Offshore Wind Power Rises within Sight of Fukushima Nuclear Plant
Unique turbines that float on the surface rather than rest on the seafloor can be placed in deeper waters
A Silver (Actually Cesium) Lining: Traces of Fukushima Disaster Fallout Help Scientists Track Tuna
Radioactive cesium from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster shows up in bluefin tuna off the California coast, offering researchers a way to follow the fish's migratory history
Prevailing Winds Protected Most Residents from Fukushima Fallout
Hotspots of radiation from the nuclear disaster are still likely to cause localized, small increases in cancer risk, according to a new report by the World Health Organization
Radioactive Fish Near Fukushima Suggest Ongoing Contamination
Bottom-dwelling fish continue to be found with high levels of radioactive elements, potentially coming from leaking radioactive water or contaminated sediments
How Safe Are U.S. Nuclear Reactors? Lessons from Fukushima
The U.S. has reactors of the same designs that melted down at Fukushima Daiichi, but regulators hope changes could prevent a repeat of Japan's nuclear crisis
Japan's Post-Fukushima Earthquake Health Woes Go Beyond Radiation Effects
Heart disease and depression are likely to claim more lives than radiation after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident, experts say
It's Not Just Fukushima: Mass Disaster Evacuations Challenge Planners
The Fukushima evacuation zone raises the issue of what would happen during an evacuation in heavily populated U.S. metropolises during a nuclear meltdown
Fukushima Earthquake Moved Seafloor Half a Football Field
The massive shift, laterally and upward, caused the epic March 2011 tsunami
Coming Clean about Nuclear Power
Regulators and industry have one precious moment to recapture the public's trust
From Nuclear Plant to Nuclear Park?
What the future holds for Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant
4 Years After the Meltdown, Investigating Fukushima's Ecological Toll
We know surprisingly little about what low-dose radiation does to organisms and ecosystems. Four years after the disaster in Fukushima, scientists are beginning to get some answers
The Japan Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis
On March 11, a powerful, magnitude 9.0 quake hit northeastern Japan, triggering a tsunami with 10-meter-high waves that reached the U.S. west coast. Here's the science behind the disaster...
The Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis: 1 Year Later
Japan still struggles with the effects of a powerful earthquake, devastating tsunami and multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant
Life after a Nuclear Catastrophe: An Inside Look [Slide Show]
Why do people choose to stay near places like Chernobyl and Fukushima?
Fukushima Will Be a Wasteland
Scientific American's David Biello judges Fukushima to have reached Chernobyl proportions. Steve Mirsky reports
Day-to-Day Satellite Photos Reveal the Unfolding Crisis at the Nuclear Power Plant in Japan [Slide Show]
Aerial views of the damage at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant from March 12 to March 17 show signs of the chaotic sequence of events ranging from explosions to fires
Will Future Nuclear Power Reactors Be Safer?
The surprising accident at Fukushima puts the spotlight on a new generation of U.S. nuclear reactors. Are they safe enough?
Ten Years of the Chornobyl Era
The environmental and health effects of nuclear power's greatest calamity will last for generations