A magnitude 9 earthquake struck Japan on 11 March 2011, triggering a powerful tsunami and severely damaging the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station. This is the story of the struggle to regain control of the failing station, and to deal with the released radioactivity. It had been compiled from the continuing and excellent reporting by the Nature News team.
IBM marks three decades of nanotechnology leadership. Two milestone IBM inventions—the Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) in 1981 and the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) in 1986—provided researchers around the world with the specialized tools they needed to explore the nano-cosm and manipulate materials at the atomic level for the first time.
The White House reports Osama Bin Laden has been killed and the U.S. has his body.
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