Extracting uranium present in seawater could fuel nuclear power plants in the future.
For the first time in five years, radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster has been detected on the West Coast. Should the Americans worry?
The study of after effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan reveals shocking facts about the severity and the reach of the nuclear radiation leak.
Higher levels of Fukushima cesium have been detected offshore.
30 years after tragedy at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986, animals have returned to the vicinity, which appears more like a nature reserve.
Fusion reactors could actually become an economically viable way to generate electricity within a few decades.
Batteries power cell phones, cars, flashlights and other devices. Now, scientists may have come up with a water-based solution for powering electronics.
Bacteria gobble down all kinds of waste, but could they actually deal with nuclear waste? Scientists have found that tiny single-celled organisms that have recently been discovered may just be able to help with nuclear waste disposal.
Scientists have discovered that the birds in this exclusion zone around Chernobyl are adapting to, and even may be benefiting from, long-term exposure to radiation.
Researchers are working on ways to place radioactive waste some four to eight hundred metres underground and seal it off with specialised plugs. If they succeed, the first permanent disposal sites could be operating in Europe by 2025.
You may have seen yesterday that Iran has agreed to scale back its nuclear program for six months after two years of economic sanctions in an effort to halt, or at least alter the course of, its nuclear program.