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
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.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | February 16, 2017
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
Scientists should be permitted to modify human embryos destined for implantation in the womb to eliminate devastating genetic diseases such as sickle-cell anaemia...Nature From ACM News | February 14, 2017
Participants in a landing site workshop for NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 mission have recommended three locations on the Red Planet for further evaluation.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | February 13, 2017
The same type of artificial intelligence that mastered the ancient game of Go could help wrestle with the amazing complexity of quantum systems containing billions...New Scientist From ACM News | February 13, 2017
Mathematicians say that they have solved a major, decades-old problem in geometry: how to reconstruct the inner structure of a mystery object 'X' from knowing only...Nature From ACM News | February 10, 2017
Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign last March, data from the new program are providing a dramatic...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | February 10, 2017
In February 1975, a group of geneticists gathered in a tiny town on the central coast of California to decide if their work would bring about the end of the world...Wired From ACM Opinion | February 10, 2017