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2011-12-21 11:40:10

Every cloud has a silver lining: weather forecasting models could predict brain tumor growth Ever wondered how meteorologists can accurately predict the weather? They use complex spatiotemporal weather models, i.e. mathematical equations that track the motions of the atmosphere through time and space, and combine them with incoming data streams from weather stations and satellites. Now, an innovative new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Biology Direct has determined...

2011-11-29 13:21:57

A study coordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) proposes a new methodology to carry out quarterly forecasts of GDP evolution in all of the autonomous regions. This forecast should be related to the budget tightening plans and public deficit objectives, according to the researchers. This work presents the technical possibility to carry out within a day after the release of new economic data for the Spanish quarterly accounting, quarterly forecasts for GDP economic growth...

2011-10-26 07:05:00

Deployment to set industry standard for enterprise revenue management. Redwood Shores, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Model N, Inc., the leader in revenue management solutions, announced today that a global leader in pharmaceutical, diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical, and biotechnology products has selected the Model N Life Sciences Suite to comprehensively manage pricing, contracting, and incentive and channel settlements processes across its numerous North American companies. The phased...

2011-07-28 00:01:02

New Whitepaper and Video Discuss the Most Effective Technologies and Services to Meet Predictive Maintenance Program Goals Woburn, MA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Azima DLI, the leader and premier provider of Predictive Maintenance (PdM) products and analytical services, today announced the release of a new video, "Why Troubleshooting Tools are Inadequate for Predictive Maintenance," that discusses the disconnect between vibration troubleshooting instruments and achieving the goals of an effective...

2011-07-22 14:20:51

New model isolates the effects of chance in an investment-based economy Most of our society's wealth is invested in businesses or other ventures that may or may not pan out. Thus, chance plays a role in where the wealth of a society will end up. But does chance favor the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few, or does it tend to level the playing field? Three University of Minnesota researchers have built a simplified model that isolates the effects of chance and found that it...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

The first eBook in the Shpoonkle collection was announced today North Miami Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 The first eBook in the Shpoonkle collection was announced today, "The Shpoonkle Model for Legal Services," is an objective analysis of the legal services industry and the forces behind the development of the Shpoonkle reverse auction model. The eBook discusses the history and psychology of the lawyer and client interaction and the rigid mind set of the profession in changing...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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