research and development

Innovative companies trouncing rest of the market

Innovative companies are supposed to be better long-term investments than firms mired in complacency and stagnation — that's obvious. But just how much better innovative companies perform may surprise you.

Hurricane, weather forecasting made tough by shutdown

Though hurricane season runs from June through November, it is during the "off-season" when forecasters and researchers refine and improve their forecasting models, methods and techniques, allowing forecasters to enhance the accuracy of storm predictions.