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Weather Data Could Predict The Next Flu Epidemic

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sneeze_in_white_hankie.jpg”] Only a 10 per cent chance of showers today, but a 70 per cent chance of flu next month.That’s the kind of forecasting health scientists are trying to move toward, as they increasingly include weather data in their attempts to predict disease outbreaks.
Weather Data Could Predict The Next Flu Epidemic
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Forecasting ‘Pineapple Express’ Torrential Storms Just Got Easier

[credit provider=”Flickr/Kevin Cole” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevcole/4289029448/”] Nature generally doesn’t time its storms so well. A “Pineapple Express” weather system — so named because of its origins near the pineapple-rich Hawaiian Islands — dumped large amounts of rain on San Francisco and Northern California this past weekend, just ahead of the announcement of […]
Forecasting ‘Pineapple Express’ Torrential Storms Just Got Easier
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THE MOST ACCURATE ECONOMIC FORECASTERS IN THE WORLD

[credit provider=”Flickr | Jeff McNeill” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffmcneill/3470635924/”] The January issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine features its rankings of the top macroeconomic forecasters in the world. Around 400 forecasters were surveyed, including 71 from the U.S.Bloomberg ranks not only the forecasting accuracy of individuals but also of firms. JP Morgan Chase, Morgan […]
THE MOST ACCURATE ECONOMIC FORECASTERS IN THE WORLD
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