Japan nuclear reactors

What Companies Will Quench Japan's Thirst for Safe Water?

The Japanese are stockpiling bottled water and other drinks after being warned that unsafe levels of radioactive iodine had been found in Tokyo's tap water. That moved investors to jump on the stocks of beverage makers, but only a few companies are in a position to meet Japan's rising demand.

Japan's Nuke Crisis Revives Call for Safer Reactors

As people in Japan's earthquake-tsunami disaster zone deal with the additional danger of radiation from damaged nuclear reactors, nations across the globe are taking the crisis as a sign that it's time to get more aggressive in their development of safer nuclear power plants.

Japan's Nuclear Crisis: U.S. Sales of Radiation Pills Boom

Amid panic about the possibility of a radioactive fallout from Japan, Geiger counters and potassium-iodide pills -- which can help prevent radiation-caused thyroid cancer -- have been flying off the shelves, sometimes at unscrupulous prices.