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More than one-tenth of Generation X-ers are currently taking classes to continue their formal post-secondary educations, and nearly half of them are participating in continuing education courses or certification training workshops, according to a new University of Michigan study released on Tuesday.
Born between 1965 and 1979, the significance for this generation is that they were the first generation that had to make the leap from a pre-technological existence to the nearly ubiquitous nature of technology today.
Researchers have found that less than half of Generation X adults can identify our own home in the universe, the spiral galaxy in which we reside.
About one in five young adults in their late 30's received a flu shot during the 2009-2010 swine flu epidemic, a University of Michigan (U-M) study released Jan 24 says.
A quarterly research report from the Longitudinal Study of American Youth, The Generation X Report, shows one in five adults in their late 30s received a flu shot during the 2009-2010 swine flu epidemic.
Only about one in five young adults in their late 30s received a flu shot during the 2009-2010 swine flu epidemic.
People in the U.S. know more about basic science today than they did two decades ago, good news that researchers say is tempered by an unsettling growth in the belief in pseudoscience such as astrology and visits by extraterrestrial aliens.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).