Early hints of the Higgs boson fade with fresh data.


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Early hints that scientists had found the Higgs boson at CERN have faded with fresh data.

New data presented today at the Lepton Photon conference in Mumbai, India, show the signal fading. It means that “this excess is probably just a statistical fluctuation”, says Adam Falkowski, a theorist at the University of Paris-South in Orsay, France.

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