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Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 05:13 AM EST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 04:52 PM EST

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo to Cut 1,700 Workers in Shake-Up

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 10:51 AM EST

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE to Stop Making Fluorescent Light Bulbs

GE announced Monday that it will stop making its coiled compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for the U.S. market and switch to LED lamps by the end of 2016. LED light bulbs are brighter, use less energy and...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 12:47 PM EST

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA, Zuckerberg, Share Stunning 360-Degree Mars Video

NASA and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a stunning video that explores the surface of Mars in 360 degrees. Zuckerberg posted the video on his Facebook account on Sunday night showing NASA's use of...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 07:20 AM EST

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Technique

Britain's fertility regulator has approved a scientist's application to edit the human genetic code using a new technique that some fear crosses too many ethical boundaries. In a statement Monday, the Human...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:28 PM EST

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook, Instagram Ban 'Peer-to-Peer' Gun Sales

Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.The new policy applies...

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