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October 25, 2016
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UW project highlights liability of internet ‘intermediaries’ in developing countries

How much liability do website owners and other online service providers have for content posted by other people? If someone posts content on your website that is defamatory, constitutes hate speech, disseminates child pornography or invades someone’s privacy, are you … Continue reading

March 16, 2014
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‘Hope through education’

Author Ziolkowski highlights international school construction initiative What started out as an around-the-world backpacking trek for a recent college graduate turned into a volunteer program that builds hope by constructing schools in some of poorest places on the planet.  Jim … Continue reading

October 11, 2012
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India’s Public School Students on Par with Private Students

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Contrary to past research, private school students in India do not outperform their counterparts in public schools, finds a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher. The study challenges the claim that private schools … Continue reading

July 17, 2011
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Climate Adaptation of Rice

*Symbiogenics — a New Strategy for Reducing Climate Impacts on Plants* Seattle – Rice – which provides nearly half the daily calories for the world’s population – could become adapted to climate change and some catastrophic events by colonizing its … Continue reading

February 15, 2011
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Patient Privacy Should be Respected Abroad and Online

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Taking an unauthorized photo of a patient and posting it on Facebook is a giant no-no for health-care providers, who follow strict federal guidelines protecting patient privacy. But what if the patient is a little girl in … Continue reading

June 27, 2010
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UN Predicts Global Rise of Food Prices

In the next ten years, prices for agricultural products in the world will grow in real terms by 15-40%, say experts from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. The reason … Continue reading