Gertrude Caton-Thompson (1888-1985)Wealth and race closely guarded the gateway to archaeology for many decades — and continue to play a part in the field's accessibility — and London-born Gertrude Caton Thompson's privilege enabled her to travel extensively with her family as a young woman, piquing her interest in archaeology with visits to historic sites in Rome and Egypt, according to a profile on Trowelblazers, an organization that offers resources for women and underrepresented groups in archaeological, geological, and palaeontological sciences. Caton-Thompson began her archaeological pursuits at age thirty-three, leading Neolithic and Paleolithic excavations in Egypt, Yemen and Zimbabwe, and her 1929 Zimbabwe dig was excavated entirely by women. Her methods, which included meticulous soil scrutiny and noting objects' positions relative to each other, revolutionized the way that sites were surveyed and studied. … [Read more...] about Move Over, ‘Tomb Raider’: Here Are 11 Pioneering Women Archaeologists
The third neural network is based on the ubiquitous convolutional neural network architecture that is widely used in image analysis, the most popular of which has been ResNet. It is this third network, based on convolutions, that has produced the surprising new sources of information about molecules that Stevens finds most interesting. But it is the combination of the three networks that adds up to the greatest predictive accuracy. … [Read more...] about ‘We are doing in a few months what would normally take a drug development process years to do’: DoE’s Argonne Labs battles COVID-19 with AI
"Political parties play an important role in safeguarding the integrity of our General Election. They should enhance their understanding of the threat of foreign interference and their cybersecurity posture. They should find out more about the precautionary measures they can take to protect their information technology infrastructure, online and social media accounts, as well as the storage and management of their data. … [Read more...] about Singapore warns political parties of cybersecurity threats and election interference
"It is better to purpose the ventilator to the patient most likely to benefit than fail to prevent, or even cause, the demise of multiple patients," they said. The statement is supported by the following: the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (ASPF), American Association of Critical‐Care Nurses (AACN) and American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). … [Read more...] about Sharing a single ventilator between 4 patients is possible. But it could be disastrous.