Danish researchers are harvesting the internet for all information about this year's Eurovision Song. Contest The goal is to ensure good historical research - but the researchers are also learning to predict the winner several months in advance.
Swedes have found that colleagues’ leaves of absence due to illnesses can impact the number of days you are off sick. But an experiment in Norway shows that absenteeism can be reduced when confidence in employees is coupled with controls.
Powerful computer models use a genetic programming system for making predictions with the help of a simulated natural selection. A Swedish researcher has used the technique to find the perfect way to swing a golf club.