Archive: 04/7/2010

Using plants to purify canal water

Just south of Rome lie the Pontine Marshes, a vexed part of the Italian countryside. In ancient times, Roman emperors tried unsuccessfully to drain the marshes, something only achieved in the 1930s through a system of massive ...

Apr 07, 2010
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eBay to pay damages to duped Austrian gold buyer

Online auction giant eBay is to pay more than 16,000 euros in damages to a user who never received the gold bars bought on its site from a fraudulent seller, following the first such court ruling.

Apr 07, 2010
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