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The Scientific State of the Union

The guest list for Wednesday night's State of the Union address included two young but elite members of the scientific community. High school students Li Boynton and Gabriela Farfan spent the school night ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in Other
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5 years in US prison for Cisco counterfeiter

The US representative of a Chinese company was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for importing counterfeit Cisco-branded computer networking equipment, money laundering and other offenses, the Justice ...

dateSep 09, 2011 in Other
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Cisco counterfeit conspirators convicted

The US representative of a Chinese company has been convicted of importing and selling counterfeit Cisco-branded computer networking equipment, the Justice Department said Thursday.

dateMay 27, 2011 in Business
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Discovered: Audubon's first engraving of a bird

In 1824, three years before he began to publish his famous "double elephant folio" The Birds of America, John James Audubon (1785-1851), the eminent artist of American birds and animals, created a drawing ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Other
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Four Canadians indicted on US gambling charges

US authorities seized the gambling website Bodog on Tuesday and announced the indictment of four Canadians on charges of illegal sports betting and money laundering, including founder Calvin Ayre.

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Internet
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Do academic rankings create inequality?

A study led by a Michigan State University scholar questions whether higher education ranking systems are creating competition simply for the sake of competition at a time when universities are struggling financially.

dateAug 14, 2013 in Social Sciences
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