260World Science: Long-sought Higgs particle probably found, physicists say
- Jul 4, 2012
* Long-sought Higgs particle probably found,
The long journey to detect a key subatomic particle
might finally have reached its goal, physicists
* Feathers may have been common on
A newfound fossil suggests feathers might have
graced all predatory dinosaurs, according to
* How tomatoes lost their flavor:
Breeders have unknowingly bred the flavor out of
tomatoes by favoring those with a nice uniform
color, researchers are reporting.
* "Racial purity" DNA test slammed as perversion,
but halting practice might not be easy:
A politician has sparked outrage after reportedly
taking a DNA test for a shocking purpose. But just
where the red line lies is not widely agreed upon.
* Could Neanderthals have painted?
New date estimates on some ancient cave artworks
raise intriguing possibilities, scientists say.
* Life forms survive space exposure:
New research on the International Space Station is
helping to boost theories that life came from outer
* Human ancestor ate bark, study finds:
* Much maligned, vultures now missed as Asia
* Water ran deep on ancient Mars, scientists
* In religion, It's the hell part that makes us behave,
* In planetary odd couple, two worlds within
plain sight distance of each other:
* Some "poor memory" might just reflect
* Ancient effect harnessed to get electricity from
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