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Deep Learning Meets the Deep Sea

December 2, 2022

How can we best understand and protect wild species? The identification and monitoring of species is a critical aspect of […]

The 2022 Nobel Prizes—Honoring Disruptive Science

October 16, 2022

Chemistry Are Chemistry and Biology clicking? At least there’s good chemistry.   Laureates: Carolyn Bertozzi of Stanford University, USA Morten […]

Ad Honorem: A Tribute to Proboscideans

September 18, 2022

Synopsis: Crown products of 55 million years of evolution across Africa and Asia, elephants epitomize an extraordinary species endowed with […]

The Thylacine: An Exemplary Candidate for De-Extinction

August 28, 2022

Synopsis: A carnivorous marsupial native to the Australian mainland, New Guinea and Tasmania, the last known thylacine died in captivity […]

AI/ML in Developmental Biology: The Unprecedented Promise of Proteins and Programs

August 2, 2022

Synopsis DNA forms genes, which encode proteins – which, together, build modular, hierarchically organized multicellular organisms. The more we ethically […]

AI and Genomics: A Constructive 21st Century Affair

July 19, 2022

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic“ – Arthur Clarke (1917-2008) Synopsis AI and genomics represent two of the […]

From Evolution to the BioRevolution: Welcome to the Future

July 11, 2022

The BioRevolution is not coming. The BioRevolution is here, and represents one of the most fantastic investment opportunities in human […]

Sciencing Our Way Out of Catastrophe

May 9, 2022

420 million hectares of trees have been lost to agriculture since 1990 (1). Arctic ice is down 13% in the […]

Complexity and Resilience: A Biodiversity Manifesto

April 25, 2022

Biodiversity: An essential pillar of planetary function, human well-being, and the resilience of Life Although Carl von Linneus established his […]

A Colossal Mission: A Case for De-Extinction

March 25, 2022

New technological advancements make de-extinction possible – but should we do it? What if the rewilding of critical extinct species, […]

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