Archive: 04/21/2009

Prison punishes more people than just the inmates

(PhysOrg.com) -- More people live behind bars in the United States than in any other country, but the American prison system punishes more than just its inmates--it also takes a toll on the health of friends ...

Apr 21, 2009
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AMD posts deeper loss, shares fall

(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s loss widened in the first quarter as demand and prices for its microprocessors slumped and charges for the biggest restructuring in the company's 40-year history took ...

Apr 21, 2009
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London students find Jupiter-sized oddball planet

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of astronomers from University College London (UCL), including undergraduate students, have discovered that an exotic world passes directly in front of the Sun-like star it orbits, ...

Apr 21, 2009
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Soft hardware for a flexible chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Technology is struggling to meet demands for high-performance, specialised computing systems. A European consortium is responding with a new kind of reconfigurable chip that is both efficient and flexible.

Apr 21, 2009
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