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Positive Mainstream Reviews of Dense Plasma Focus Fusion and IEC Fusion The Economist has positive coverage of dense plasma focus fusion.

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The engineering problem reduces to building stackable rings, each individually able to have neutral to positive buoyancy. This can be achieved by the expedient of oil filled bladders held in U shaped

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An Israeli study published two years ago found a 58 percent increase in risk for parotid tumors among people who relied heavily on their cell phones. And a Swedish study found that he risk for glioma and acoustic neuroma doubled after 10 years of hea

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Scientists thought butterflies were deaf until 1912 when the first butterfly ears were identified. Researchers have recently examined butterfly ears, which they are finding to be quite diverse and present in several butterfly species.

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The higher molecular weight of the polymers increases current density in plastic solar cells by as much as a factor of more than four, a major benefit, the researchers said. The methodology "will greatly accelerate research in this area," Bazan said

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9-year-old Corey Haas can ride his bike alone now, thanks to an experimental gene therapy that has boosted his fading vision with a single treatment. The gene therapy helped improve worsening eyesight caused by a rare inherited disease called Leber c

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Aerospace engineers have designed a hovering craft that mimics the spiraling pattern made by maple tree seeds. Called RoboSeed NAV (nano air vehicle), the craft has a maximum dimension of less than 4 inches, making it the world's smallest controllabl

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Wired.com, that Conde Nast online publication that caters to techy people, has published a wave of articles critical of those who oppose massive over-vaccination of the American population.

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Supervolcanoes and cosmic impacts get all the terrible glory for causing mass extinctions, but a new theory suggests lowly algae may be the killer behind the world's great species annihilations. Today, just about anywhere there is water, there ca

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A new idea for a large substation based in Clovis, New Mexico has the potential to solve one of the biggest hurdles to clean energy growth: transmission. The SuperStation, as its being called, would link the three largest grids - the east, west and T

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Just as important, a massive jump in demand is also about to develop. Thus the whole industry is in the midst of engineering a colossal expansion of capacity and obviously securing finance and the often necessary government guarantees. (these are oft

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Chemists at Idaho National Laboratory and Idaho State University have invented a way to manufacture highly precise, uniform nanoparticles to order. The technology, Precision Nanoparticles, has the potential to vastly improve the solar cell and furthe

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This is something to get up for if you have a good watching post to use. It will be there for Wednesday through Friday. The second link shows where to look, but just left of Orion is more than good enough.

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Remember what Ben said? Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both. – Benjamin Franklin

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National Security: On the eve of a visit by China's No. 2 ranking military officer, the Obama administration loosens export controls on technology that will benefit Chinese missile development. It's deja vu all over again.

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A new analysis from a team at the National Solar Observatory suggests that we may be in more than just an unusually long dry spell between sunspot cycles. The team measured the strength of the magnetic fields in the center of sunspots using infrared

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Multi-frac horizontals are a "game changer" for oil and gas drilling because of their potential to increase recoveries from established plays. The technology is unlocking tens of thousands of barrels of oil per day in Canada and hundreds of thousands

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True mind-reading devices remain in the realm of science fiction, and lie detectors rely on indirect cues to catch fibbers. Still, brain scans have allowed neuroscientists to predict what people will do during specific task experiments, and even to o

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