The Race for Bosons

Competitor takes advantage of LHC's accident

Particle accelerator smackdown! Scientists working on Fermilab’s Tevatron have been talking some smack (in the politest of terms), saying they have a good shot at finding the elusive Higgs boson before the currently out-of-commission Large Hadron Collider does.

Also in today’s links: a map of emissions, why not to keep chimps as pets (besides the now-obvious), and more.