Tuesday, October 15, 2002

"Dead Grandmother/Exam Syndrome": An alarmed biologist has noticed an ominous trend -- namely that a college student's grandmother is far more likely to die suddenly just before the student takes an exam than at any other time of year. He hypothesizes that this is because students' grandmothers are worrying themselves sick over their grandchildren's academic performance and proposes some solutions to protect our elderly population. (Via GMSV.)