Why language technology can’t handle Game of Thrones (yet) — ScienceDaily

Researchers have performed a thorough evaluation of four different name recognition tools on popular 40 novels, including A Game of Thrones. Their analyses highlight types of names and texts that are particularly challenging for these tools to identify as well as solutions for mitigating this.

Source: Why language technology can’t handle Game of Thrones (yet) — ScienceDaily

If This New Report Doesn’t Wake People Up to the Catastrophic Impact Humans Are Having on Earth, What Will? – Mother Jones

A UN-backed group of researchers found that around one million plant and animal species face extinction.

Source: If This New Report Doesn’t Wake People Up to the Catastrophic Impact Humans Are Having on Earth, What Will? – Mother Jones

Harvard study explores genetics behind evolution of flightless birds – Harvard Gazette

Based on an analysis of the genomes of more than a dozen flightless birds, including an extinct moa, a team led by Harvard researchers found that while different species show wide variety in the protein-coding portions of their genomes, they appear to turn to the same regulatory pathways when evolving flight loss.

Source: Harvard study explores genetics behind evolution of flightless birds – Harvard Gazette