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2014-06-11 12:24:42

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian provinces should be concerned about slipping high-school students' scores - in reading, science and mathematics - as assessed by the Program for International

2013-11-13 23:03:11

“The release of the PISA data is the start to an ongoing initiative that will look beyond international rankings to learn how to improve education in the United States,” says Gov.

2013-06-12 23:24:06

CAPSCIENT's VP of Sales, Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Dale Kaplan, explains how CAPSCIENT's latest service offering (PISA) helps organizations achieve their ERP goals with minimal

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2009-06-26 12:20:00

A California-based Web site has ranked the Top Five Leaning Buildings and Monuments Not in Pisa, including a German church and an Estonian museum.

2009-04-15 17:56:45

Researchers say the discovery of a 200-year-old travel diary written by Italian adventurer Alessandro Ricci is a treasure for Egyptologists. The journal, discovered in Pisa University by researcher Daniele Salvoldi, covers Ricci's adventures in Egypt and Tuscany between 1817 and 1822, ANSA reported Wednesday. Marilina Betro of Pisa University said the diary, which includes descriptions and drawings of Egyptian monuments that were destroyed in the 1800s, was held by French authorities for...

2009-04-01 13:55:28

Nuclear medicine procedure is still the best predictor of event-free survival, according to article in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

2009-02-12 13:03:00

Adivent to expand WiTech's sales reach throughout Europe, Middle East and North America BERN, Switzerland and PISA, Italy, Feb.

2008-09-04 00:00:15

By Sharyn Betz The dollar was weak, gasoline was expensive, and all the economic indicators screamed "stay home" this summer. But I'd been invited to spend a week at a villa in Tuscany. The room was free, the company delightful and the Delta Air Lines ticket I'd obtained was reasonably priced.

2008-08-27 18:00:00

By Wayne Stackhouse THE beautfiful Italian region of Tuscany is usually associated as a holiday destination for the more well heeled or Prime Ministers with the right friends. But that all seems to be changing as the number of low cost airline destinations increases.

2007-05-05 03:00:11

By Genazzani, Alessandro D; Lanzoni, Chiara; Ricchieri, Federica; Baraldi, Enrica; Et al Abstract Background. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disease that is frequently observed to be related to increased insulin resistance independent of body weight.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.