News tagged with summer

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).

dateSep 21, 2009 in Health
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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 ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Other
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Plants take a hike as temperatures rise

Plants are flowering at higher elevations in Arizona's Santa Catalina Mountains as summer temperatures rise, according to new research from The University of Arizona in Tucson.

dateFeb 10, 2009 in Environment
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Pupils' performances deteriorate during summer holiday

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Twente, Netherlands, recently demonstrated that differences in pupils’ levels arise largely during holiday periods. They investigated pupils’ progress in the field of ...

dateJan 27, 2009 in Other
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