November 2013: The Hunt For Dark Matter

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November 2013

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**Dark matter makes up much of the cosmos, yet no one knows exactly what it is. Soon, physicists may finally solve one of science’s biggest mysteries. **By**** Corey S. Powell

There are great science careers, such as ice cream developer, and then there are jobs like bedbug rearer. Discover eight of the gnarliest jobs that researchers do—and learn why they endure unsanitary, unsightly, and sometimes unsafe conditions in the name of science. By Doug Cantor

A terrifying experiment on my employees from 3,000 miles away. By Jacob Ward

Can engineered beef, chicken and pork save the world? By Tom Foster

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