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
Scientists have proposed an algorithmic solution to minimize societal polarization by linking people with opposing viewpoints and assessing them on Twitter.
Aalto University From ACM TechNews | February 17, 2017
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.
Michigan Tech News 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
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says his company is investigating and investing in technologies that promise to transcend the computing capabilities of current PCs and...IDG News Service From ACM TechNews | February 14, 2017
Researchers are experimenting with Internet of Things devices that can be embedded into sports equipment, as well as in wearable devices, to make data analytics...University of Illinois News Bureau From ACM TechNews | February 13, 2017