Ten Words from The New York Times - July 17, 2013

July 17, 2013
With federal subsidies, the cost will be even lower.
“We’re seeing in New York what we’ve seen in other states like California and Oregon — that competition and transparency in the marketplaces are leading to affordable and new choices for families,” said Joanne Peters, a spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services.
In addition to lower premiums, about three-quarters of those people will be eligible for the subsidies available to lower-income individuals.
Universities and their professors are awarded thousands of patents each year, some with vast potential value, in fields as disparate as prescription drugs, computer chips, fuel cells, aircraft and medical devices.
“The researchers want to collaborate with others, inside and outside the university, and to share their discoveries.”
This kind of industrial espionage has become a sticking point in United States-China relations, with the Obama administration complaining of organized cybertheft of trade secrets, and Chinese officials pointing to revelations of American spying.
Mr. Shaw, of Purdue, said that he and many of his counterparts had accepted that the external shells of their systems must remain somewhat porous.
Rhythmic gymnastics is a much-maligned competition that every four years tends to elicit the same reaction from American viewers — That’s a sport? — as they watch pint-size women swirl acrobatically with hoops and ribbons.
The exam sheets themselves served as evidence of the suspected cheating — crude markups, blatant copying, unexplained bonus points — that proved as clumsy as a botched rhythmic routine.
Her lawyer did not respond to a request for comment, but United States gymnastics officials issued a statement in support of her, saying that the group “recognizes her integrity and commitment to fair play.”

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