In an article in the journal Science, Rod Ewing calls for a research program to study how nuclear fuels behave during core-melt events like those at Fukushima.

List of news hits below, from the U-M News Service Rod Ewing-Fukushima news release.  The release is now posted on the U-M home page Gateway: http://www.umich.edu/.

Fukushima Lesson: More Research Into Nuclear Fuel Behavior In ...
http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2012/03/08/fukushima-lesson-more-research-into-nuclear-fuel-behavior-in-extreme-conditions-um-says/
WWJ CBS Detroit

Fukushima lesson: Prepare for unanticipated nuclear accidents
http://www.physorg.com/news/2012-03-fukushima-lesson-unanticipated-nuclear-accidents.html
Physorg.com

ScienceNewsline - Daily News in Science & Technology
http://www.sciencenewsline.com/top-news/
science newsline.com

Fukushima lesson: Prepare for unanticipated nuclear accidents
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-03/uom-flp030612.php
EurekAlert.org

Fukushima Lesson: Prepare for Unanticipated Nuclear Accidents
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/586515/?sc=rssn
newswise.com

Fukushima lesson: Prepare for unanticipated nuclear accidents
http://www.sciencenewsdaily.org/energy-news/cluster139965216/
Sciencenewsdaily.org

Experts Call For Long-Term Nuclear Meltdown Research Project
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112490386/experts-call-for-long-term-nuclear-meltdown-research-project/
RedOrbit.com

Study calls for long-term national research program to study nuclear ...
http://www.sify.com/news/study-calls-for-long-term-national-research-program-to-study-nuclear-fuels-behaviour-news-international-mdjsklfafde.html
Sifi.com

Fukushima lesson: Prepare for unanticipated nuclear accidents
http://www.engineerlive.com/Power-Engineer/Nuclear_Power/Fukushima_lesson%3A_Prepare_for_unanticipated_nuclear_accidents/24098/
Engineerlive.com

New paper examines issues raised by Fukushima reactor accident
http://presszoom.com/story_174304.html

Experts Call For Long-Term Nuclear Meltdown Research Project
http://topics.treehugger.com/article/0h0kfphgoO8Ac?q=Ann+Arbor%2C+MI

Fukushima lesson: Prepare for unanticipated nuclear accidents
http://www.healthcanal.com/public-health-safety/27382-Fukushima-lesson-Prepare-for-unanticipated-nuclear-accidents.html
Healthcanal.com

From Jim Erickson
U-M News Service