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Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last year Microsoft was able to conduct a long and thought out search process to find a new CEO after Steve Ballmer announced he would leave the company. After numerous names were floated around Satya Nadella was named as CEO, and so far so good over in Redmond, Wash. Meanwhile at the offices of Mozilla things haven’t gone exactly as planned. On Monday the company appointed board member Chris Beard as interim CEO just a month after...
Researches reported on Wednesday that fossils recently discovered in Myanmar might prove that the common ancestor of humans, monkeys and apes evolved from primates in Asia and not Africa. However, other scientists say that the finding does not end the debate over the origin of anthropoids, which is the primate group that includes ancient species as well as modern humans. Dr. Chris Beard, who is a paleontologist at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh and a member of the team...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.