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  1. QuickList: April inflation rate for selected Canadian citiesRead the original story

    7 min ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.8 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples (Previous month in brackets):

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  2. Boost Academy scores $600KRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | PE Hub

    Boost Academy, Inc., developer of an interactive math tutoring platform for the iPad, today announced that it has successfully closed a $600,000 seed round of financing. The company plans to use the funds to conduct an expanded product launch of its platform in advance of the 2015 fall semester for middle and high school students.

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  3. QuickList: April inflation rate for selected Canadian citiesRead the original story

    32 min ago | Prince George Citizen

    Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.8 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples (Previous month in brackets):

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  4. Topological extensions of the supersymmetry algebra for extended objectsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. We show that the supersymmetry algebra for supersymmetric extended objects can contain; depending on the topology of space; topological charges; the origin of which is the Wess-Zumino term in the effective action.

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  5. Want to Be Successful? Think Like a New Grad.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    Considering the wide variety of graduation speakers, you've got to wonder if it really makes a difference whether students get Apple CEO Tim Cook, a celebrity like Matthew McConaughey, or a political academic leader such as Condoleezza Rice at their commencement ceremonies. What matters most is not the speakers' career paths but the lessons they learned at critical junctures in their careers.

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  6. Global and Chinese Rotor Shaft Market Research Report, 2009-2019: Radiant InsightsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The report provides key statistics on the market status of the Rotor Shaft manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the industry. Browse full Research Report @ ..

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  7. Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    ... designing their methodology and analyzing their data. It's not just the students: despite my own background in mathematics (I teach linear and abstract algebra), I sometimes find myself uncertain about advising my students about their data analysis ...

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  8. If you could print out the whole Internet, how many pages would it be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Victorville Daily Press

    We all understand, courtesy of our daily contributions to social media and our search struggles with Google, that the Internet is huge - and only growing more huge. More than 3 billion people are now online.

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  9. Beating online distractionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    It's hard avoiding online distractions if you're a working professional. The news alert about a favourite sports team, the insistent tug of social media sites, the seventh email from a group of co-workers chiming in about where to go for lunch.

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  10. Combining tree-based and dynamical systems for the inference of gene regulatory networksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Motivation: Reconstructing the topology of gene regulatory networks from time series of gene expression data remains an important open problem in computational systems biology. Existing GRN inference algorithms face one of two limitations: model-free methods are scalable but suffer from a lack of interpretability and cannot in general be used for out of sample predictions.

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  11. What Are Logarithms?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Live Science

    A logarithm is a mathematical operation that determines how many times a certain number, called the base, is multiplied by itself to reach another number. Because logarithms relate geometric progressions to arithmetic progressions, examples are found throughout nature and art, such as the spacing of guitar frets, mineral hardness, and the intensities of sounds, stars, windstorms, earthquakes and acids.

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  12. Editors Forum criticises NBS' delayed clarification on contested Statistics BillRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IPPMEDIA

    The Tanzania Editors Forum Secretary General Neville Meena has faulted the National Bureau of Statistics over its delayed clarification of the Statistics Bill. "This is just a trick to show the public that the law is good while it is not," he alleged.

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  13. S. Korea's consumption propensity falls to record-low despite income growthRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Consumption propensity in South Korea fell to a record low in the first quarter due to delayed consumer expenditure amid aging population that offset income growth, a government report showed Friday. Propensity to consume among households, which measures consumption to disposable income, averaged 72.3 percent in the first quarter, down 2.1 percentage points from a year earlier, according to Statistics Korea.

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  14. The most dangerous hospital or the most dangerous equation?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Hospital mortality rates are one of the most frequently selected indicators for measuring the performance of NHS Trusts. A recent article in a national newspaper named the hospital with the highest or lowest mortality in the 2005/6 financial year; a report by the organization Dr Foster Intelligence provided information with regard to the performance of all NHS Trusts in England.

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  15. Plotting basic control charts: tutorial notes for healthcare practitionersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Quality and Safety in Health Care , Vol. 17, No. 2. , pp. 137-145, doi:10.1136/qshc.2004.012047 There is considerable interest in the use of statistical process control in healthcare.

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  16. A hierarchical modelling framework for identifying unusual performance in health care providersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A , Vol. 170, No. 4. , pp. 865-890, doi:10.1111/j.1467-985x.2007.00487.x A wide variety of statistical methods have been proposed for detecting unusual performance in cross-sectional data on health care providers.

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  17. Mark Hulbert: It's time to dispel the myth of the summer rally in stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    That's because the "summer rally" that, like clockwork, they start referring to around Memorial Day is entirely a figment of their imagination. If your adviser actually thinks he has statistical validity, who knows what else he is also claiming? Chalk it up to all that sun they get over Memorial Day weekend as they lie on the beaches in the Hamptons.

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  18. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | This Is Somerset

    David Cameron insisted that his ambition remains to reduce net migration to tens of thousands despite official figures showing the number had soared. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that net-long term migration was estimated to be 318,000 in 2014 and the Prime Minister acknowledged the number showed "how far we have to go to reach our goal".

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  19. Monthly household income grows 2.6 pct in Q1Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The monthly income of South Korean households increased 2.6 percent on-year in the first quarter thanks to more employment and increased wages, a government report showed Friday. The monthly income of households consisting of two members or more averaged 4.51 million won in the January-March period, according to the report by Statistics Korea.

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  20. Gifted Wisbech mathematician wins medalRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Fenland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Elliot Young, who attends Wisbech Grammar School, is celebrating after achieving success in the Intermediate Maths Olympiad, organised by the UK Mathematics Trust.

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