When Republican Steve King beat back Democratic challenger Kim Weaver in the race for Iowa's 4th congressional district seat in November, The Washington Post snapped...Wired From ACM News | February 17, 2017
Researchers have completed the first flights of a NASA-led field campaign that is targeting one of the biggest gaps in scientists' understanding of Earth's water...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | February 17, 2017
Employers expect Class of 2017 graduates with bachelor's degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will earn the highest average starting salaries...SHRM Online From ACM TechNews | February 17, 2017
Scientists have proposed an algorithmic solution to minimize societal polarization by linking people with opposing viewpoints and assessing them on Twitter.
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Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are using a $3-million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to use advanced supercomputing to improve particle...CU Boulder Today From ACM TechNews | February 16, 2017
A team of researchers has released a protocol for designing and building "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and controlled with light and electrical signals.
University of Illinois News Bureau From ACM TechNews | February 16, 2017
New research explores worst-case scenarios in which hackers exploit security weaknesses in the electrical grid to cause equipment failure and blackouts.
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Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill have detected brain growth changes linked to autism in children as young as six months old.
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The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has upheld a series of patents granted for the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology to the Broad Institute of MIT and...Nature From ACM News | February 16, 2017
The VUSec team at the Free University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands has demonstrated an exploit that undercuts a basic safeguard used in all modern operating...Wired From ACM TechNews | February 15, 2017