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Russian shelling at Ukrainian nuclear plant risks ‘another Chernobyl’

A scientist at the Chernobyl nuclear plant says that Russian troops occupying the Zaporizhzya nuclear plant are risking its safety, with reports of shelling and mining of the…

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Design work starts on European commercial fusion power station

The EuroFusion consortium hopes its DEMOnstration Power Plant will take fusion power from the lab to commercial electricity supply by 2054 Technology 5 July 2022 By Adam Vaughan…

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Mini nuclear power stations may produce more waste than large ones

Small modular nuclear reactors may produce higher volumes and greater complexity of radioactive waste because they are naturally less efficient, researchers find Technology 30 May 2022 By Adam…

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How serious is the nuclear power plant radiation leak in China?

By Adam Vaughan The Taishan Nuclear Power Station outside the city of Taishan in Guangdong, China, in 2013 PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images One of the companies involved…

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Israel says it struck targets in Syria after missile attack

By Josef Federman | Associated Press JERUSALEM — A missile launched from Syria struck Israel’s Negev desert region early Thursday, setting off air raid sirens near the country’s…

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