For voters around the world, including the millions of Americans who will cast ballots in the midterms up to and on November 6, an election is democracy in action—an...Scientific American From ACM News | October 30, 2018
Optical physicists Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics for "groundbreaking inventions in the field of...Scientific American From ACM News | October 3, 2018
Changes in immigration policies hover over a culture that's rewarded excellence and has not historically imposed restrictions based on prior connections, social...Scientific American From ACM Careers | October 3, 2018
Many Americans see the future crowding into the present and some of the innovations ahead unnerve them, especially as they reshape ideas about human dominion.
Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 17, 2018
Most people probably associate three things with hearing aids: an elderly demographic, beige plastic construction and high-pitched feedback in public places.
Scientific American From ACM Careers | September 5, 2018
When The Economist called Stanford Ovshinsky "the Edison of our age," the name might have been unfamiliar to most people, but the comparison was apt.
Scientific American From ACM Careers | May 18, 2018
A new database is fighting the poor visibility of women in STEM by offering female professionals as speakers, panelists, experts, course leaders, and advocates...Scientific American From ACM Careers | February 12, 2018
With Texas just beginning to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey and the Southeastern U.S. preparing for Hurricane Irma's iminent arrival, people...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | September 13, 2017
The Outer Space Treaty (OST) turns 50 in October. The foundational 1967 pact establishes space as "the province of all mankind" and forbids the nearly 100 states...Scientific American From ACM Careers | August 29, 2017
Although computer use during class may create the illusion of enhanced engagement with course content, it more often reflects engagement with social media, YouTube...Scientific American From ACM Careers | July 12, 2017
Scientists have long dreamed of developing quantum computers, machines that rely on arcane laws of physics to perform tasks far beyond the capability of today's...Scientific American From ACM Careers | July 5, 2017
People with Parkinson's disease may show hints of motor difficulty years before an official diagnosis, but current methods for catching early symptoms require clinic...Scientific American From ACM Careers | June 12, 2017