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California campus is one big laboratory to fight tree-killing beetle

When the first few sycamores began dying in Aldrich Park at the at the University of California, Irvine, in late 2014, the victims numbered in the dozens. But over the next several months, hundreds of cottonwood, native willow, golden rain and coral trees met the same fate. …read more

Source:: http://phys.org/news/2016-04-california-campus-big-laboratory-tree-killing.html

      

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SLAC researchers recreate the extreme universe in the lab

Conditions in the vast universe can be quite extreme: Violent collisions scar the surfaces of planets. Nuclear reactions in bright stars generate tremendous amounts of energy. Gigantic explosions catapult matter far out into space. But how exactly do processes like these unfold? What do they tell us about the universe? And could their power be harnessed for the benefit of humankind? …read more

Source:: http://phys.org/news/2016-04-slac-recreate-extreme-universe-lab.html

      

Posted in R&D