Record companies plan music downloading appeal

(AP) -- Recording industry attorneys are appealing a recent ruling that reduced the amount of money a Minnesota woman must pay for willfully violating the copyrights of 24 songs.

Lice from farmed salmon imperil wild salmon, new study confirms

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study on the impacts of lice on wild salmon published today by an independent team of academic researchers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) confirmed what many previous ...

Homo erectus was first master of the kitchen: study

The first ancestor of modern humans to have mastered the art of cooking was likely homo erectus, which evolved around 1.9 million years ago, according to a US study published Monday.

Hints fade of elusive physics 'God particle'

International scientists searching to solve the greatest riddle in all of physics said Monday that signs are fading of the elusive Higgs-Boson particle, which is believed to give objects mass.

German firm Osram files LED lawsuit against LG, Samsung

German lighting group Osram said Monday it has filed a complaint in South Korea against industrial giants LG and Samsung for patent violations, a move it has already taken in four other countries.

Miramax films stream to Facebook

Hollywood studio Miramax on Monday began making some of its films available for online viewing as rentals at social networking powerhouse Facebook.

Denmark moves forward on North Pole claim

Denmark on Monday presented its "Arctic Strategy" for the next decade, confirming that it intends to lay claim to the North Pole sea bed by 2014 at the latest.

$103M to expand broadband Internet in rural US

Telecommunications companies in 16 states will share more than $103 million in federal funding to help expand broadband Internet access to those areas of rural America that haven't been reached by the high-speed service or ...

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