A comet is born in Tampa

It is not every day that one gets to see a comet, so you can excuse me for being a bit more excited than usual. This comet and I were formally introduced during last year’s taste of science festival in Tampa and, if it could talk, I bet it would be equally excited since it had not just come to Tampa but it was born here, in front of my very own eyes!

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How to predict flu outbreaks?

Jeffrey Shaman discusses how statistical models can be used to forecast the spread of infectious diseases, including influenza, using environmental data. Some of his work has focused specifically on predicting the spread of respiratory viral infections right here in NYC.

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