Brain on a Chip

published 8 years ago by ENGINEERING.com

Brain on a Chip

. Annnnd hello and welcome to this week in engineering brought to you by engineering. Fukushima ice wall. It is been more than 2 years since the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. And Tokyo electric power company or TEPCO has admitted that contaminated water currently used for cooling the reactors is leaking out into the Pacific Ocean through the ground now in a last ditch effort engineers from Kojima corporation have proposed building a mile long barrier of permafrost around the buildings by sinking pipes into the soil through which coolant will be constantly cycled. Critics doubt the controversial plan would even work but the company says it could be finished by mid 2015. A feasibility study is currently under way. Grasshopper rocket hops. SpaceX has released video of the August 13 diver ...

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