Science or Fiction
Fusion researchers have found that inserting small grains of lithium into fusion plasma resulted in sustained temperatures and pressures capable of producing fusion. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150520100611.htm
A review of DNA studies finds that about half of the tree species in the Appalacians can trace their close relatives to eastern Asia. https://today.duke.edu/2015/05/easternforests
A new survey finds that 18% of college freshman women endured at least one rape or attempted rape during their freshman year. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150520083502.htm
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
“I’d take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.” ― Douglas Adams