The bots remain the only hope of decommissioning the devastated nuclear reactors, a necessary step to regaining public trust.
The Tohoku earthquake triggered a huge tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear meltdown.
Images show the road to recovery five years after the devastating tsunami.
Though they are alive and well, the nuclear refugees of Fukushima face a long, slow, surreal struggle that seems to have only just begun two years after they walked away from their homes and livelihoods.
Immediately after the Fukushima Daiichi meltdown, thousands of people bought up and gobbled down supplies of potassium iodide
Last year, researchers discovered that about 80 percent of the plastic they collected along shorelines was in the form of
"There are clear lessons learned from the Fukushima disaster, yet our government allows the risks to remain," said Jordan