Epinions co-founder launches Facebook-like startup

Nirav Tolia was still in his 20s when he co-founded high-flying startup Epinions, which let users ask questions and post opinions about everything from books to banks to baby strollers. It became one of the bright lights ...

AMD cutting 1,400 workers in first move by new CEO

(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is cutting some 1,400 workers as a weak computer market and manufacturing delays have hurt the world's second-biggest maker of microprocessors for PCs.

City lights could reveal E.T. civilization

In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, astronomers have hunted for radio signals and ultra-short laser pulses. In a new paper, Avi Loeb (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) and Edwin Turner (Princeton University) ...

Scientists establish cell cultures of endangered frog

San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy scientists have taken a tremendous leap forward in banking viable amphibian cells. This was achieved through the first successful establishment of cell cultures from frozen biopsy ...

Report IDs nation's 101 top conservation projects

(AP) -- An Interior Department report released Thursday identifies 101 high-priority conservation projects across the nation as part of President Barack Obama's initiative to protect public lands, but it says most will have ...

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