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1:34pm, July 27, 2012

DELETED SCENES BLOG
The Higgs boson deserves all the hype it has received — and then some. Read about the particle’s hidden talents in “Higgs hysteria.”

Two new studies support the idea that an odd microbe cannot swap arsenic for phosphorus. Read “Arsenic-based life gets even more toxic.”

LIFE
Scientists electronically tag ants (below) to watch the insects’ foraging strategies. Read “Skinny searchers keep fat ants full.”

ATOM & COSMOS
A new lithium source won’t help researchers find more of it. See “Black hole theory deepens lithium crisis.”

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