Radar gun catches predator shredding turbulence in fusion plasma

Recent experiments carried out at the DIII-D tokamak in San Diego have allowed scientists to observe how fusion plasmas spontaneously turn off the plasma turbulence responsible for most of the heat loss in plasmas confined ...

Video simulation puts a new twist on fusion plasma research

Samuel Lazerson, an associate research physicist in advanced projects at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has created a video simulation showing the intricate nature of a plasma ...

With lithium, more is definitely better

A team of scientists working at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has found that increasing the amount of lithium coating in the wall of an experimental fusion reactor greatly improves ...

Researchers discover key to cell specialization

Researchers at then Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have uncovered a mechanism that governs how cells become specialized during development. Their findings could have implications for human health ...

Facebook near privacy settlement with FTC: report

Facebook will agree to independent privacy audits for 20 years under a proposed settlement with US regulators over changes to its privacy settings, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Thai floods expected to hit PC shipments into 2012

Thai flooding will significantly slow the global production of personal computers well into 2012, analysts said Thursday, as the country's huge hard disk drive industry struggles to its feet.

US to study alternate route for US-Canada pipeline

The US government said Thursday it would study an alternate route for a controversial US-Canada oil pipeline, and pushed back its final decision on the project until 2013 -- after next year's presidential elections.

Latest iPhone launched in New Zealand

Tech-savvy New Zealanders queued for up to 15 hours to snap up the latest Apple iPhone on Friday, kicking off the second phase of the smartphone's global roll-out.

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