Machine learning uncovers 'genes of importance' in agriculture and medicine
A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century review – sciencey self-help
Machine learning can pinpoint "genes of importance" that help crops to grow with less fertilizer, according to a new study published in Nature Communications. It can also predict additional traits in plants and disease outcomes in animals, illustrating its applications beyond agriculture.
Why I resigned from my tenured position teaching climate science in college
Evolutionary biologists Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein show how human nature is at odds with modern society, in a study soaked in pseudoscienceImagine discovering a fence in the middle of a desert. Not immediately seeing its purpose, you might think: “Let’s get rid of this useless fence!” But are you sure about that? Maybe you’re at the edge of a field of angry wildebeest, and by...
Guatemala volcano erupts but no evacuations yet
Our students deserve a livable future, and they deserve our apology, immediate action and emotional support to navigate a very uncertain future, writes Heather...
Guatemala's Fuego volcano began a strong eruptive phase on Thursday, spewing lava and ash in a series of explosions that have not yet forced any evacuations, authorities said.