Artificial Intelligence Discovers Surprising Patterns in Earth’s Biological Mass Extinctions

Originally posted on The Extinction Chronicles:
TOPICS:Artificial IntelligenceBiodiversityBioinformaticsEvolutionExtinction EventMachine LearningPaleontologyTokyo Institute Of Technology https://scitechdaily.com/artificial-intelligence-discovers-surprising-patterns-in-earths-biological-mass-extinctions/ By TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DECEMBER 13, 2020 A new study applies machine learning to the fossil record to visualize life’s history, showing the impacts of major evolutionary events. This shows the long-term evolutionary and ecological impacts of major events of extinction and…

Man shoots and kills son in Delaware County hunting accident

Originally posted on Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting Blog:
https://www.10tv.com/article/news/local/man-shoots-and-kills-son-in-delaware-county-hunting-accident/530-05720927-45ba-4c3d-9b0d-a4efc45709b6 No charges will be filed against the man’s father. Credit: WBNS-10TVFile photoAuthor:?10TV Web StaffPublished:?9:03 PM EST December 9, 2020Updated:?10:35 AM EST December 10, 2020 DELAWARE COUNTY, Ohio — A man was shot and killed by his father in a hunting accident in Delaware County, according…

In Memoriam, Saratoga 2020

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
In 2017, the hallowed Saratoga Race Course recorded what was, at the time, a record 21 deaths. (The Gaming Commission did not begin releasing numbers till 2009, so who knows if it was truly a record.) There was, you might remember, a fair amount of handwringing, as the killing made…

Shame On Anyone Who Attends a Steeplechase

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
The website for “The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens” in Pine Mountain, Georgia, boasted the following in advance of this year’s running on November 7: “Each November, magnificent champion thoroughbred horses gather on the Callaway grounds to charge through our stunning woodland setting. Thrilling jumps and deft maneuvers will leave you…