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    Fukushima Leaking Xenon Gas

    In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, and released Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 by Tokyo Electric Power Co., the ruined Unit 3 reactor building is seen at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Its operator said they were working to keep leaked radioactive materials from spreading, prevent rainwater seepage and offer a barrier from further leaks at the facilities hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Tokyo Electric Power Co.) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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    Fukushima just can’t catch a break. Officials at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which was damaged in March's tsunami, detected radioactive xenon. The gas, which is involved in fission, may be a sign that the reactor is leaking. As a precaution, officials are injecting boric acid using a cooling pipe. The reactor’s temperature, however, has not increased, leading officials to think that this is not a major problem.

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