For humans, this desire to search is not just about fulfilling our physical needs.
errr, yes it is?
The world's most powerful particle smasher will restart in November at just half the energy the machine was designed to reach. But even at this level, the Large Hadron Collider has the potential to uncover exotic new physics, such as signs of hidden extra dimensions, physicists say.
No, the earth won't be swallowed by a mini black hole."
"You stay here, Audrey -- this is between me and the vegetable!" -- Seymour, from _Little Shop Of Horrors_