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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG
 

Why Dark Matter Might Be Axions

By CHARLIE WOOD

The WIMP remains at large after decades of searching, but the hunt for a rival dark matter candidate called the "axion" is only beginning. Its existence would solve two mysteries at once.

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DARK MATTER
 

Best Place to Find Dark Matter May Be in a Rock

By REBBECCA BOYLE 

Dark matter may occasionally interact with minerals in the earth, leaving telltale tracks that physicists hope to decipher.

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Q&A(2016)
 

In the Deep, a Drive to Find Dark Matter

By JOSHUA SOKOL 

Before Elena Aprile could lead the world's most sensitive dark-matter search, she had to make herself out of titanium.

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AGING
 

Longevity Linked to Proteins That Calm Overexcited Neurons

By VERONIQUE GREENWOOD

New research makes a molecular connection between the brain and aging — and shows that overactive neurons can shorten life span.

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NEUROSCIENCE(2018)
 

'Functional Fingerprint' May Identify Brains Over a Lifetime

By RALEIGH McELVERY

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NUMBER THEORY
 

Mathematicians Catch a Pattern by Figuring Out How to Avoid It

By KEVIN HARTNETT

We finally know how big a set of numbers can get before it has to contain a pattern known as a "polynomial progression."

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COMBINATORICS(2016)
 

Simple Set Game Proof Stuns Mathematicians

By ERICA KLARREICH

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INSIGHTS PUZZLE
 

Solution: 'Randomness From Determinism'

By PRADEEP MUTALIK

Readers' modifications of a bean machine showed how deterministic laws are capable of producing random-seeming behavior.

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