Scientists propose rethinking ‘endangered species’ definition to save slow-breeding giants — ScienceDaily

Conservation decisions based on population counts may fail to protect large, slow-breeding animals from irrevocable decline, according to new research.

Source: Scientists propose rethinking ‘endangered species’ definition to save slow-breeding giants — ScienceDaily

DMNC: remorphing the present…//Reclaiming the Future | The New Republic

This was supposed to be on the redfortyeight.com site but ended up here by accident…
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Still another article on socialism in The New Republic…
Our reflections on neo-communism, we have moved beyond the term ‘socialism’, express and yet also challenge the sense of commentators on socialism of the hard division between liberalism and a postcapitalist communism. That division arose at the start of the radical era of revolutionary politics. But the hard distinction is misleading Continue reading DMNC: remorphing the present…//Reclaiming the Future | The New Republic

New AI sees like a human, filling in the blanks — ScienceDaily

Computer scientists have taught an artificial intelligence agent how to do something that usually only humans can do — take a few quick glimpses around and infer its whole environment, a skill necessary for the development of effective search-and-rescue robots that one day can improve the effectiveness of dangerous missions.

Source: New AI sees like a human, filling in the blanks — ScienceDaily

Debriefing Darwinism: the left’s unexamined evolutionary ideology 

The left can no longer proceed with unexamined views of evolution based on Darwinism. It has been outflanked by the Intelligent Design movement whose critiques ma…

Source: Debriefing Darwinism: the left’s unexamined evolutionary ideology – Democratic Market Neo-communism

So it’s come to this: Turmoil over what genes really do | Uncommon Descent

Well, if genetics isn’t that important, what is heredity? Maybe epigenetics and horizontal gene transfer also shape the lives we live and live among. So then Darwinism is right but unimportant. It explains some things, not most things.

Source: So it’s come to this: Turmoil over what genes really do | Uncommon Descent