Algae can secrete biofuels and pump out biologic drugs, and now researchers think it could help clean up radioactive accidents like the one unfolding at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear facility. A Northwestern University researcher has identified a certain kind of common algae, known as Closterium monilif
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Over 28,000 dead or missing
The death toll from the March 11th quake and tsunami in northeastern Japan has risen to 11,578.
The National Police Agency said on Friday morning that 16,451 people are listed as missing, bringing the number of dead or missing to over 28,000.
"Each reactor has the radioactivity of 1000 Hiroshima bombs," The potassium iodide tablets were given out as protection against iodine-131, a radioisotope of iodine that can cause thyroid cancer. Iodine normally accumulates in the thyroid, so saturating the organ with a safe version by means of the tablets blocks the uptake of the radioactive version. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/738973?src=smo
When Edward VIII fell in love with Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee, he had to choose between his throne and her.
We take you back to their low-key wedding in France, in 1937.
Part of the Witness Royal Weddings series. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00fvjp1
Life as royalty is not a fairy tale for princes and princesses but is full of hard work serving the people, HRH Princess Chulabhorn said during a recording session for a chat show to be aired on Sunday.