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Elusive Higgs particle has fewer hideouts

New mass limits could even the playing field for finding key elementary particle

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1:55pm, March 16, 2009

In the race to find the legendary Higgs boson, an old U.S. atom smasher has inched ahead of its spanking new and more powerful European rival. Discovery of the theorized subatomic particle would complete the standard model of particle physics.

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