News tagged with statistical model

Researchers can trace dust samples using fungal DNA

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder, have developed a statistical model that allows them to tell where a dust sample came from within the continental United States based ...

dateApr 15, 2015 in Other
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Weather history time machine

During the 1930s, North America endured the Dust Bowl, a prolonged era of dryness that withered crops and dramatically altered where the population settled. Land-based precipitation records from the years leading up to the ...

dateOct 15, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Forensic analysis of car paint

The use of statistical techniques to interpret chemical information has played a key role in developing a more discriminating model for the forensic analysis of car paint.

dateNov 26, 2013 in Engineering
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