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ReInventors

Meet the Man With a Nuclear Reactor in his Basement

ReInventors

Meet the Man With a Nuclear Reactor in his Basement

4m 16s

In the basement of a house on a quiet residential street in a suburb just outside of Seattle resides the ultimate home science experiment — a nuclear fusion reactor.

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4m 19s

Fighting mosquitoes with frickin' laser beams

You can always count on pesky mosquitoes to make their presence known through bothersome buzzes and itchy bites. But they're worse than annoying: Nearly half a million people a year worldwide die from malaria carried by the critters.

Scientists at Intellectual Ventures Laboratory in Bellevue, WA, are battling these deadly carriers with the coolest technology possible: lasers.

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