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Digging Up Dark Matter Data
October 24, 2014
Old data may provide new clues about the identity of dark matter.
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Moth Mating Maneuvers
October 22, 2014
Physicists determine how a moth can track pheromones to their source.
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Gray arrow Abstract: Forthcoming Physical Review X

Quantum Security
October 20, 2014
Researchers take a step closer to realizing a device-independent quantum cryptography protocol.
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Gray arrow Viewpoint: Physics

Retrial for Kokabee
October 16, 2014
After four years in prison, physicist Omid Kokabee has been granted a retrial by the Iranian Supreme Court.
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