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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
A software upgrade developed by researchers at France's Polytechnic Institute of Paris improves the efficiency of wind turbines by ensuring they spend more time...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | May 24, 2023
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology found that multi-legged robots with more legs were better at navigating rough terrain than those with fewer legs...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | May 12, 2023
An electrochemical transistor made from balsa wood opens up the possibility of embedding sensors and other electronic devices in plants, which could help in agriculture...New Scientist From ACM News | April 26, 2023
A technique developed by researchers at the U.K.'s Lancaster University can print conductive circuits inside living organisms using a photonic three-dimensional...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 17, 2023
Researchers at China's Shanghai Jiao Tong University developed a simple computer using molecules of folded DNA that was able to split the numbers 6 and 15 into...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 5, 2023
Researchers developed a device that could enable multiple quantum computers to be networked together by converting quantum outputs into light signals that can travel...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2023
Researchers in France found so-called "cat qubits” (quantum bits) could reduce errors by quantum computers and accelerate the cracking of common encryption algorithms...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 6, 2023
A contract between the U.S. Department of Defense and RealNetworks calls for the Seattle-based company to equip U.S. Air Force autonomous drones with facial recognition...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 27, 2023
Researchers at the U.K.'s University of the West of England, Bristol used the mat of cells that form on top when brewing kombucha to develop flexible electric circuit...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2023
Frederike Dümbgen and colleagues have equipped a flying robot to use bat-like echolocation to map its surroundings using a simple microphone and speaker.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 6, 2023
Yuval Werber and colleagues at Israel's University of Haifa invented a drone that makes noise and flashes lights to prevent bats from colliding with turbine blades...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2022