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Click-on bionic arm could help amputees

World / Science & Health Nov 1, 2018

Click-on bionic arm could help amputees

Edmund Rath, a 53-year-old from Austria, wants to do simple things such as brush his teeth and slice bread. Rath lost his arm just below the shoulder in a truck accident last year, ending his career as a builder. That bad luck was followed by a ...

Fukui disaster drill for simultaneous atomic accidents ends

National Aug 26, 2018

Fukui disaster drill for simultaneous atomic accidents ends

A nuclear disaster drill for simultaneous accidents at the Oi and Takahama nuclear power plants in Fukui Prefecture ended Sunday after mobilizing 21,000 people. It was the first disaster response drill designed for serious simultaneous accidents at multiple plants since the Fukushima nuclear crisis in ...

Bid to stop Oi reactor restarts fails

National May 9, 2014

Bid to stop Oi reactor restarts fails

by Eric Johnston

The Osaka High Court rejected an appeal Friday by Kansai-area citizens who were seeking an injunction to prevent the restart of the Oi No. 3 and 4 reactors in Fukui Prefecture. Some 253 residents opposed the restart of the two reactors on safety grounds, warning ...