Japan Looks To Robots For Nuclear Cleanup

Japan is looking to high-performance robots to help with the nuclear cleanup efforts in earthquake-ravaged Japan. Utility workers trying to gain control of the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima are deploying robots from Massachusetts-based iRobot Corp. to measure radiation levels, temperatures, and other conditions inside the reactors.

Japan is looking to high-performance robots to help with the nuclear cleanup efforts in earthquake-ravaged Japan. Utility workers trying to gain control of the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima are deploying robots from Massachusetts-based iRobot Corp. to measure radiation levels, temperatures, and other conditions inside the reactors.

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