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New Doubt About Dark Matter

Tantalizing ‘signals’ from a handful of recent high-energy searches for dark matter are more likely the product of conventional astrophysics than the first tentative detections of the universe’s missing mass, say skeptical astrophysicists.<p>“A decade ago, no [one] would make these claims without …

5 Exercises To Get Ski And Snowboard Ready

<i>By Kristen Domonell for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Ready to hit the slopes this winter? If you spend most of your week cooped up at a desk, weekend ski and snowboard trips could leave you with strained muscles and a sore back. But with the right preparation, including strengthening your hamstrings, …

The millennial job paradox: America’s next great generation loves the city — but can’t work there

More and more young people are living in America’s downtowns. But quality jobs aren’t following them.<p>Three seismic shifts, in housing, transportation and employment, deserve blame for the fall of the American city.<p>Suburbs and highways, it seems, are always at the center of the conversation. The …

How computer-aided organic architecture could change the city of the future

We’ve seen the future of architecture and design, and it’s at the intersection of biology, computing, and engineering.<p>While many architects these days put up buildings loaded with energy-saving features and attractive, sustainable design, one company is taking its approach to being green to another …

How Information Theory Unifies Quantum Mechanics

A new framework ties together wave-particle duality and quantum uncertainty with bits.<p>Two parallel mysteries of quantum mechanics, so-called wave-particle duality and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, are in reality one and the same. This is according to a new framework developed by physicists …

Quantum Mechanics