AMD's CEO resigns suddenly, board cites growth (Update)

(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. forced out its CEO Dirk Meyer on Monday in a surprise twist of fate for a technologist who inherited the chip maker when it was in tatters and won fans on Wall Street for steering it through ...

Verizon big winner from having iPhone? Not so fast

Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected announcement Tuesday that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.'s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U.S.

Oxygen-free early oceans likely delayed rise of life on planet

Geologists at the University of California, Riverside have found chemical evidence in 2.6-billion-year-old rocks that indicates that Earth's ancient oceans were oxygen-free and, surprisingly, contained abundant hydrogen sulfide ...

VIMS team returns to Antarctic Peninsula

A team of researchers led by professor Deborah Steinberg of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has returned to Antarctica for their annual 6-week field season aboard the research vessel Laurence M. Gould.

New method takes snapshots of proteins as they fold

(PhysOrg.com) -- People have only 20,000 to 30,000 genes (the number is hotly contested), but they use those genes to make more than 2 million proteins. It's the protein molecules that domost of the work in the human cell. ...

Possible missing link between young and old galaxies

University of California, Berkeley, astronomers may have found the missing link between gas-filled, star-forming galaxies and older, gas-depleted galaxies typically characterized as "red and dead."

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