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Watch a virus-like particle try to enter a cell -- in 3D

Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.

By Feb. 25, 2014


Stephen Hawking: God particle discovery disappointing

In a speech at London's Science Museum, the famed physicist says the Higgs boson discovery makes physics less interesting. He adds that we've only got 1,000 years left on Earth anyway.

By Nov. 13, 2013


Scientists unveil plans for 19-mile-long particle smasher

The blueprints are ready. If it gets funded, the multibillion-dollar International Linear Collider could help solve the mystery of cosmic dark matter.

By Jun. 12, 2013


Discover the Higgs boson particle -- on your wrist

The scientists already did all the hard work. Now you can just sit back and enjoy the Higgs boson in wristwatch form.

By Nov. 1, 2012


Higgs boson-consistent particle discovered at LHC

Boffins at CERN have identified a particle consistent with the elusive Higgs boson -- it's a fine day for science.

By Jul. 4, 2012


Apple snaps up celebrity-backed Web app firm Particle

Apple buys a San Francisco-based HTML5 Web and Web app design firm backed by Justin Timberlake.

By Oct. 16, 2012


CERN particle accelerator sees first collisions

Four days after its restart, the scientific work at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland has headed "into new territory. It's been going quite remarkably fast."

By Nov. 24, 2009


Particle-smashing Fermilab gets cash reprieve

The United States' only particle physics lab, residing in Batavia, Ill., stays alive after receiving a $5 million cash infusion from an unnamed philanthropist.

By May. 29, 2008


Particle accelerator project sued on fears it will destroy the planet

Europe's CERN laboratory is a defendant in a lawsuit that asks for more time to assess the safety of the Large Hadron Collider, the world's biggest particle accelerator.

By Mar. 28, 2008


Date set to fire up world's most-powerful particle accelerator

Large Hadron Collider, which sits in a nearly 17-mile-long circular tunnel that lies beneath the French-Swiss border, is set to start circulating particles next month.

By Aug. 8, 2008