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Scientists invent 100% recyclable plastic

Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created a recyclable plastic that can be disassembled into its constituent parts and reassembled without loss of performance or quality.

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Scientists found a new way to make fusion reactors more efficient

For a technology that stands to revolutionize how we generate clean energy, nuclear fusion is remarkably leaky, making the process much less efficient. But new research from the U.S. Department of Energy may have found a way to keep those particles where they belong.