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Inventor: I've Cracked Cold Fusion

Hold your applause: Paper has not been peer-reviewed

(Newser) - This is either bombshell, world-changing news or "one of the most elaborate hoaxes in scientific history," reports Mark Gibbs at Forbes . An Italian engineer who claims to have achieved cold fusion—the holy grail of clean energy—says his E-Cat device has been deemed credible by an independent... More »

The Future of Energy: A Nuclear Reactor in Every Home?

(Newser) - Imagine a future in which a microwave-sized device provides unlimited non-polluting, cheap energy for every home in America—using nothing more than water and lithium. So what's the hold up? The device uses low energy nuclear reaction (LENR) technology, a very close cousin of cold fusion, the elusive quest for... More »

Discovery Revives Hopes for Cold Fusion

Researcher believes limitless energy source may be on horizon

(Newser) - A new lab discovery holds promise that cold fusion could become a reality, according to a US Navy researcher. The chemist—whose report was greeted with skepticism in the scientific world—says her new process created highly energized neutrons in a reaction that could someday provide almost limitless amounts of... More »

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