News tagged with statistical methods

River levels tracked from space

The 4,300 kilometer Mekong River is a lifeline for Southeast Asia. If this mighty river system bursts its banks, flooding can affect the lives and livelihoods of millions of people. A new method developed by a team of researchers ...

dateJan 30, 2019 in Earth Sciences
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Explaining differences in rates of evolution

Scientists look to fossils and evolutionary trees to help determine the rate of evolution โ€“ albeit with conflicting results. A new model by ETH researchers has helped to resolve these contradictions.

dateDec 18, 2018 in Evolution
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