Archive: 06/19/2009

Big fine could be big trouble in downloading case

(AP) -- The $1.92 million verdict against a Minnesota woman accused of sharing 24 songs over the Internet could ratchet up the pressure on other defendants to settle with the recording industry - if the big ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Internet
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New evidence that vinegar may be natural fat-fighter

Researchers in Japan are reporting new evidence that the ordinary vinegar -- a staple in oil-and-vinegar salad dressings, pickles, and other foods -- may live up to its age-old reputation in folk medicine ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Other
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Colleges expand summer sessions

Summer session -- once a relatively small piece of the academic calendar -- is now a full-blown term for most colleges and universities, with more offerings, more students and more of an expectation that you can't graduate ...

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Study of agricultural watersheds and carbon losses

Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) losses from tile drains are an underquantified portion of the terrestrial carbon cycle. This is particularly important in the eastern corn belt where tile drainage dominates the agricultural ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Environment
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