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Leak found in space station cooling system

International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system, but no crew members are in danger and the station is operating normally, the US space agency NASA said on its

Examining the leak

Gary Neville, former Manchester United great and one of the better pundits going around these days memorably remarked that it was as if he was “controlled by a 10 year old in

4 die in gas leak

Four people were found dead and one unconscious on Wednesday after they suffocated at a newspaper’s office in Shamasabad, police said. The bodies, identified as those of 45 year-old Mehfooz Elahi, a

4 killed in gas leak near Mumbai

Four workers died and another eight were injured when poisonous gas leaked at a pharmaceutical factory in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, police said Wednesday. Preliminary investigations suggested that hydrogen sulphide

Japan plugs leak from nuclear plant

TOKYO – Workers at Japan’s crippled atomic power plant on Wednesday plugged a hole spewing highly radioactive water into the ocean, boosting efforts to contain the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
But in an illustration of how fragile progress is at the Fukushima plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power said it was concerned a build-up of hydrogen gas at a different reactor could cause another explosion at the site. The water leak was thought to be a source of spiking

Japan stops uncontrolled leak from nuclear plant

TOKYO – An accidental leak of highly radioactive water into the ocean from a Japanese nuclear plant was stopped Wednesday, boosting efforts to contain the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl 25 years ago.
The leak was thought to be a source of spiking radiation levels in the sea, which prompted Japan to announce its first seafood radiation safety standards following the discovery of fish with elevated contamination. To stop the long-running leak from the Fukushima plant on the