News tagged with summer

Determining how warm this summer really was

An unparalleled heat wave in eastern Europe, coupled with intense droughts and fires around Moscow, put Earth's temperatures in the headlines this summer. Likewise, a string of exceptionally warm days in July ...

Oct 01, 2010
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Seasonality of mortality: Summer vacation link?

Mortality rates in several Mediterranean countries decline in September, due in part to environmental factors but possibly linked to summer vacations, suggests a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Sep 21, 2009
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Colleges expand summer sessions

Summer session -- once a relatively small piece of the academic calendar -- is now a full-blown term for most colleges and universities, with more offerings, more students and more of an expectation that you can't graduate ...

Jun 19, 2009
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