World Bulletin / News Desk
Physicists at Fermi National Accelerator Lab announced Monday that they had seen the strongest evidence yet of the subatomic "God particle" - more properly known as the Higgs boson - in the debris of collisions at the now-shuttered particle accelerator called the Tevatron.
The evidence still fell short of proof, however. Because the same debris hinting at the existence of the Higgs could also come from other subatomic particles, the physicists could rule out other explanations with a confidence of only 550-to-1; that is, there is less than a 0.2 percent chance that the collision debris is not from the Higgs. But by international convention, the odds have to be closer to 0.14 percent.
On Wednesday, physicists at CERN, the European particle accelerator located on the Swiss-French border, are scheduled to announce their own findings in the Higgs hunt.
The researchers used enzymes to channel the fatty acids along a different biological pathway, so that the bacteria made engine-ready renewable propane instead of cell membranes
Building a new launchpad on its own soil is central to Putin's effort to reform a once-pioneering space industry hobbled by years of budget cuts and a brain drain in the 1990s.
Iceland will be ready to start using magma to generate electricity in 2015.
Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems (EOS) will set up a new tracking station will be based in Western Australia.
Scientists at the Harbin Institute of Technology have discovered a way to allow submerged vessels to travel fast than the speed of sound under water at around 3,600 miles per hour.
Iceland produces almost all the energy it consumes through renewable energy sources, according to Iceland's Energy Authority report.
Information belonging to tens of millions of Sony customers was put at risk by cyber attack on gaming network.
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The two-day fair showcases products like control and surveillance equipment; mine and bomb detectors and aviation security.
Scientists hope to use information about how the organisms fare in the highly radioactive and extreme temperatures of space to devise life-detection techniques for future robotic Mars missions.
The congress will bring together more than 200 of the world's global digital and tech leaders.
Asteroid 1950 DA could hit the Earth on 16 March, 2880.
Anonymous had its account suspended after leaking the name of a police officer accused of shooting dead a black teenager.
Mirzakhani was recognised for her work in understanding the symmetry of curved surfaces, according to the Stanford site.
The cargo includes a European-built electromagnetic levitator, which will be used to suspend and heat metal samples in weightlessness with the goal of improving industrial casting processes
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