In their first story, slowLearner writes "India will build a working Thorium reactor. [Quoting the Guardian] 'Officials are currently selecting a site for the reactor, which would be the first of its kind, using thorium for the bulk of its fuel instead of uranium – the fuel for conventional reactors. They plan to have the plant up and running by the end of the decade.'"
Before anyone gets too
excited, this is only a modified Heavy Water Reactor and not one of those fancy Molten Salt Reactors
folks like Kirk Sorenson have been evangelizing
for a while now.