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Doubts cloud Minamisoma robotics project as Fukushima attempts to revive tsunami-hit city via The Japan Times

A coastal area in Fukushima Prefecture’s Minamisoma, which seven years ago was overtaken by tsunami debris, is set to be resurrected as a major robotics research site. The Fukushima Robot Test Field, a 50-hectare site being built by the Fukushima … Continue reading

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Japan in Depth / Japanese robots aren’t much help in disasters via The Japan News

By Tatsuo Nakajima and Sho Funakoshi / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers Japanese teams were badly beaten at a recent competition for robots that work at disaster sites people cannot approach, such as the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Immediately … Continue reading

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