Science

Nuclear Fusion Reactors Anyone?

Lockheed Martin Corp. said its engineers had made a breakthrough in the race to build a nuclear fusion reactor. They claim that within a decade they’ll develop and deploy a nuclear fusion reactor powerful enough to light over 80,000 homes

Mice Run on Exercise Wheels For Fun

To get mice moving in the laboratory, scientists studying the effects of exercise often put them on a wheel. But researchers have long wondered—do mice naturally have the urge to run in the wheel.

Japan Company To Give Maglev Tech To U.S. For Free

The Japanese rail operator JR Tokai said it would not charge the US to license its proprietary “maglev” technology, which allows trains to hover about 4 inches (10 centimeters) above tracks and travel at speeds of 310 mph (500 kph), … It is…