Occuring: Webster's Facts and Phrases

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Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageMaryland - News: August 22, 2001 - Headline: Online Education, A Virtual Boom. Excerpt: Experts point out that the online boom is not occuring at the expense of traditional college student enrollments. Record numbers of 18 to 21 year olds continue to attend classes on campuses nationwide. Rather, the growing demand for online services is coming from America's working-age population.Scientists - News: January 6, 2005 - Headline: Scientists Using Genetic Material of a Bacterium Against Some Pollutants. Excerpt: Scientists are making strides in using the environment to fight pollution. This week, researchers report on developments involving a naturally occuring bacterium that detoxifies harmful ground water pollutants.South Africa - News: January 13, 2007 - Headline: Report: Basic Healthcare Could Save Lives of 800,000 African Newborns Each Year. Excerpt: Tinker says poor post-natal care leads to nearly half of these deaths occuring within the first 24 hours after birth. Babies need immediate and exclusive breast-feeding. They need drying and warming. They need care for managing or preventing infection. And some babies are born with birth asphyxia, which means they're not breathing properly and they need resuscitation, she said.Thailand - News: January 27, 2004 - Headline: World News, 1/26/04. Author: Sing Bourommavong. Excerpt: Listen to our World News for details of those stories and news about other interesting events occuring around the world.Uganda - News: February 4, 2005 - Headline: Improved Surgical Technique Cures Hydrocephalus In Young Children. Author: Joe De Capua. Excerpt: The research in Mbale, Uganda, has led doctors to believe the cause of Hydrocephalus is an infection, probably meningitis, occuring within one month of birth.Legal UsageGovernment of Argentina. Law 13531 of 7/25/1949 excludes from penalties any late registration of births occuring in the national territories. Published in Boletin Oficial de la Republica Argentina on July 25, 1949.Government of Cuba. Rules issued by the Administracion General de Cooperativas Caneras on 15 July 1960 provides for compensation in cases of labor accidents occuring in areas held by or administered by the INRA. Published in Gaceta Oficial on July 15, 1960.Government of Venezuela. Resolution 90 of 12/15/1958, provides that all accidents occuring to children under 14 years must be reported. Published in Gaceta Oficial on December 15, 1958.Governmental UsageHistorical Economy in Honduras. Since independence, Honduras has been plagued with nearly 300 internal rebellions, civil wars, and changes of government--more than half occuring during the 20th century.Patent UsageA Technique to Stabilize the Chrominance Subcarrier Generation in a Line-Locked Digital Video System: Patented by Ara Bickaki on October 23, 2001. Abstract: A technique to stabilize subcarrier generation in a line-locked digital video system, caused by simultaneous locking of the genlock device causing continuous changing of a shared clock signal, by calculating a time shift occuring in an output waveform, converting the time shift into an equivalent phase shift and sending a corresponding phase correction number to a waveform generator block to correct the time shift, and thus stabilize subcarrier generation.

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