News tagged with gas leak

'Toxic gases' as targets for new medicines

Gases once thought of only as environmental pollutants are now known to be produced by the body. They could potentially be used to develop drugs to treat diseases including heart failure and cancer.

dateAug 08, 2016 in Biochemistry
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California declares massive natural gas leak sealed

A blowout at a natural gas well that spewed massive amounts of climate-changing methane for nearly four months and drove thousands of Los Angeles families from their homes has been permanently sealed, state officials declared ...

dateFeb 18, 2016 in Environment
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Hazards of old natural-gas pipes spur upgrades

Millions of residents across the U.S. rely on natural gas to heat their homes, stoves and showers. But leaks along the thousands of miles of pipeline that deliver the fuel are a costly—and sometimes deadly—problem. An ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Environment
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New infrared camera detects gas leaks in industry

This company's invention, supported by the Business Incubator at the UC3M Science Park, is based on technology patented by researchers from the UC3M Infrared Laboratory (initialled LIR in Spanish), and can detect gas leaks ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Engineering
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Detecting leaks in biogas plants by laser

Servicing biogas plants is challenging. Leaks from which methane escapes are particularly problematic – from a security, a technical, an economic as well as an environmentally friendly perspective. Researchers are working ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in Engineering
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