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On Writing: Moses and Me

...immersed myself. I surrounded my computer with textbooks on statistics and biometrics. I spent hours on the phone with statisticians and scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center - beautiful people all, and brilliant. But I just wasn't getting...
Sky airs Froome data as Tour nears Alpine finish

...the foot of that ascent.Last week, France-2 ran a report quoting a doctor, Pierre Sallet, who it said works with statisticians for race organizer ASO, analyzing Tour riders' performances. ASO says that is only partly true: It says Sallet's team...
On Writing: Omitting needless words

...modeling that biologists use to project a species' future. I was writing for readers like me, neither scientists nor statisticians, but reasonably intelligent. (Oh, hush.) I needed readers to understand this process clearly, so they would be able...
Changing palates affect Alaska seafood sales in Japan

...that first received the fish, rather than to Japan. These so-called "re-exports" are difficult, even for trade statisticians, to track and quantify."The U.S. sends a large volume of pollock to China, where they make the finished product...
Boats, seals, and the water (not) between part, whether or not the seals' population is declining. That's not yet clear - raw counts can be deceiving, so a statistician will need to take a look at the numbers after a few more seasons, Jansen said - but one thing the study has found is a...
Ice age camel bones found in Yukon redraw the species' lineage

...Zazula said he sent small pieces of the bone to geneticists at the University of California Santa Cruz who were assisted by a statistician and a geologist.The results have been published in the journal of Molecular Biology and Evolution.A news release said...
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...ingenuity.Voting is both a precious opportunity and vital responsibility. Voting is also a numbers and substance process. Statisticians tell us the more who vote, the more likely an accurate measure of the public choice. Philosophers and political scientists...
Polar bears disappearing from region

...suggest to me that the habitat is getting less stable for polar bears," said study lead author Jeff Bromaghin, a USGS statistician.Wildlife biologist Steve Amstrup, who started the study for the USGS and left to become chief scientist at the conservation...
Pure Sole: 0 - 28

...pep band members, two thespians and one overly qualified statistician from the chess club who we forced to wear a uniform for those...and magic did not work and the rodeo was out of town.My statistician actually made a basket, ran to the sidelines and started...
Gutsy Gustavus earns Mixed 6 volleyball crown

...freshmen Cody Christopherson and Kailey Ewing and eighth-grader Natasha Lenning. Assistant coach is Steve Schaller and statistician is Jill Wagner."It hasn't sunk in yet," senior Cassandra Chase said. "It is amazing. This is the best senior year...


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