One of the ways to achieve thermonuclear fusion is through a controlled reaction between two light variants of hydrogen, called deuterium and tritium. Researchers have made theoretical calculations indicating how best to improve the ignition stage of fusion reaction. Their approach, described in a paper …

The City of Brotherly Love isn’t always so welcoming. A cell-phone video shot by a Camden man in Philadelphia shows two police verbally harassing the man. The video was first posted on Philly.com. “Don’t come to f—ing Philadelphia, stay in Jersey,” one of the officers …

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is resuming regular rail service for the first time since Superstorm Sandy caused $450 million in damage to rail cars, tracks and stations. A new schedule will take effect Sunday that reflects rail operations system wide of 99.6 …

Marie Gallagher completed her shopping at the Walmart store on Cooper Street the other afternoon and said she was in her usual hurry. “I loaded everything in the trunk and took off, heading south on Cooper,” says the Deptford resident. “Suddenly, I heard a thump …

Rebecca Rodriguez of Phillipsburg.The Hanover Insurance Group  FRANKLIN — A Somerset insurance firm, an automotive repair shop, and two charitable organizations have donated a refurbished automobile to a woman looking for greater independence and a chance to volunteer in her  community. The Hanover Insurance Company, …

The human brain keeps changing throughout a person’s lifetime. Jülich neuroinformatician Dr. Markus Butz has now been able to ascribe the formation of new neural networks in the visual cortex to a simple homeostatic rule. With this explanation, he and his colleague Dr. Arjen van …

Scientists trying to develop artificial photosynthesis for unique applications, like harvesting solar energy, have focused on narrowing the photovoltage gap between the two principle reactions of oxidation and reduction. Boston College chemists report nearly bridging that gap using inexpensive materials in a process that could …

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