Robots to clean Fukushima nuclear plant

Robots to clean Fukushima nuclear plant

Mitsubishi has designed a radiation-resistant robot which will clean up the Fukushima nuclear plant, harmed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

With this project, the Japanese firm will join Hitachi and Toshiba, which have also introduced their own remote-controlled bots recently.

Despite robots are already at work inside the nuclear plant, none of them is specifically designed to work in a highly radioactive environment, according to experts, who defined this new step as “a ...

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