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Dormant black hole ‘awakens’ to devour star

Dormant black hole ‘awakens’ to devour star

PARIS — Scientists reported on Wednesday (June 22) that they witnessed in unprecedented detail a star being ripped to shreds and devoured by a dormant supermassive black hole.

No such thing as a healthy smoker

No such thing as a healthy smoker

NEW YORK — Smokers who think they are escaping the lung-damaging effects of inhaled tobacco smoke may have to think again, according to the findings of two major new studies,...