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plasma

Plasma Turbulence Generates Flow in Fusion Reactors

The Science Improved stability and confinement in fusion reactors comes through generation of sheared flow. High-energy particle beams commonly drive the flow. Researchers ran new...
betatron X-ray radiation

A new way to examine space, bugs and bones

A novel way to harness lasers and plasmas may give researchers new ways to explore outer space and to examine bugs, tumors and bones...
fusion

Scientists at PPPL Further Understanding of a Process That Causes Heat...

Everyone knows that the game of billiards involves balls careening off the sides of a pool table — but few people may know that...
plasma

Computer Simulations of DIII-D Experiments Shed Light on Mysterious Plasma Flows

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and General Atomics have simulated a mysterious self-organized flow of the...
degenerative disease

Researchers Identify Potential Treatment for Type of Muscle and Brain Degenerative...

Findings UCLA researchers have discovered the molecular basis of, and identified potential treatment for, an incurable disease known as inclusion body myopathy, Paget disease with...
fusion plasma

New Feedback System Could Allow Greater Control over Fusion Plasma

Like a potter shaping clay as it spins on a wheel, physicists use magnetic fields and powerful particle beams to control and shape the...
nuclear fusion

New Path Suggested for Nuclear Fusion

Controlled nuclear fusion has been a holy grail for physicists who seek an endless supply of clean energy. Scientists at Rice University, the University...
Sex and Viruses

New Link Found Between Sex and Viruses

Sexual reproduction and viral infections have a lot in common. According to new research, both processes rely on a single protein for the seamless...
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Pitt Study Finds Potential Marker of Drug Response in Many Cancer...

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have uncovered a novel genetic mechanism of thyroid cancer, as well as a marker that...
Fusion Reactors

UMD Physicist Improves Method for Designing Experimental Fusion Reactors

Development of nuclear fusion—the process that powers stars—into a viable source for energy on Earth remains far in the future. However, a new software...
zika

Sperm-Egg Fusion Proteins and Zika

The protein that helps the sperm and egg fuse together in sexual reproduction can also fuse regular cells together. Recent findings by a team...
petawatt laser systemvideo

LLNL Meets Key Milestone for Delivery of World’s Highest Average Power...

The High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System (HAPLS), being developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), recently completed a significant milestone: demonstration of continuous operation...
Fusion

Meeting the Challenge of Diagnostics for Super-Hot Plasmas in Fusion Reactors

The Science In the sun and other fusion plasmas, atoms of hydrogen and its isotopes are the fuel. Plasmas are gases that are so hot...
cancer cells

Clue to How Cancer Cells Spread

In a second human case, a Yale-led research team has found that a melanoma cell and a white blood cell can fuse to form...
dengue

Molecular ‘Movie’ Reels Viral Envelope into Shape

The near-spherical outer structure of the dengue virus has been recreated in remarkable detail by a team of bioinformaticians in Singapore1. The virtual model...
magnetic reconnection

PPPL Physicist Uncovers Clues to Mechanism Behind Magnetic Reconnection

Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has published a paper showing that magnetic reconnection —...
VILLUM FONDEN's

Five Young Researchers Can Step up Their Research

VILLUM FONDEN's Young Investigator Programme awards millions to five young DTU researchers from DTU Chemistry, DTU Physics, DTU Fotonik, and DTU Compute, respectively. The...
slime molds

The Blob Can Learn – and Teach !

Imagine you could temporarily fuse with someone, acquire that person's knowledge, and then split off to become your separate self again. With slime molds,...
Toxoplasma

Scientists Reveal How Immune System Tags Toxoplasma Capsule

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have discovered how the host immune system deals with the prolific Toxoplasmaparasite as it attempts to camouflage itself...
Tritium

Tritium Introduced in Fusion Experiments at Sandia

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories Z Machine have opened a new chapter in their 20-year journey toward higher fusion outputs by introducing tritium, the...