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Stephen Hawking: God particle could wipe out the universe

Stephen Hawking seems to have turned into the man with the sandwich board that says: "The end is nigh."<p>Not only has he warned us that aliens might destroy us, but he's also been worrying that artificial intelligence might do the same.<p>Now he's perceiving a threat that might not merely put an end to …

Parents arrested after pulling son with brain cancer out of hospital

The parents who pulled their cancer-stricken son from a British hospital and spurred an international search for the boy have been ordered to appear Monday in a court in Spain, where they were arrested, police said.<p>Brett and Naghmeh King took their 5-year-old son, Ashya, who has brain cancer, to …

Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic's Earliest People

First arrivals kept to themselves for thousands of years.<p>The earliest people in the North American Arctic remained isolated from others in the region for millennia before vanishing around 700 years ago, a new genetic analysis shows. The study, published online Thursday, also reveals that today's …

Starwatch: The September night sky

Our weather may appear prematurely autumnal, but September's sky retains a very summery look as the Summer Triangle hangs in prime position high in the S when darkness falls. By our map times, though, Vega, Altair and Deneb lie W of the meridian and the Square of Pegasus in climbing high in the SE …

Month in Space: See the Supermoon and Other Super Sights

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What Could Cause A Nationwide Internet Outage?

Such as the Time Warner outage this morning<p>If you looked at the news or Twitter this morning -- or perhaps you couldn't, because your Internet was malfunctioning -- you might have heard: Time Warner suffered a major outage in its Internet service at about 4:30 a.m. Eastern. The outage, affecting …

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Neanderthals and modern humans co-existed in Europe for several thousand years

A new study, published in the journal Nature, suggests that humans and Neanderthals could have lived side by side in Europe for up to 5,000 years, much longer than previously believed.<p>William Davies, who wrote on editorial accompanying the paper, says the new research supports the theory that the …