Washington University researchers converted grasshoppers into bomb-sniffing tools by implanting electrodes in the insects' antenna lobes to tap into the capabilities...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 21, 2020
Police in the UK want to predict serious violent crime using artificial intelligence, New Scientist can reveal. The idea is that individuals flagged by the system...New Scientist From ACM News | November 28, 2018
Each of our brain cells could work like a mini-computer, according to the first recording of electrical activity in human cells at a super-fine level of detail....New Scientist From ACM News | October 24, 2018
What are the best two legs for running an obstacle course? One leg that crawls at the knee joint, and one massive leg dragged behind for stability like a kangaroo's...New Scientist From ACM News | October 12, 2018
MobiLimb is a realistic-looking mechanical finger that plugs into the USB port of a mobile device as an additional way to interact with a smartphone or tablet.
...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | October 5, 2018
Many computer users incorrectly believe private browsing protects them against computer viruses, targeted ads, geolocation, and tracking by employers and governments...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 18, 2018
A new algorithm plays Atari games and advances within them either by baiting an enemy to kill itself, or by exploiting bugs that allow the algorithm to cheat.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 12, 2018
Researchers have been developing a tool that can take a single image of a face and create an animated version that puts on either a happy, sad, or angry expression...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 10, 2017
The missing links between galaxies have finally been found. This is the first detection of the roughly half of the normal matter in our universe—protons, neutrons...New Scientist From ACM News | October 11, 2017
You won't read about a smaller robot than this one any time soon. It consists of just a single strand of DNA, and moves by taking tiny 6-nanometre steps—around...New Scientist From ACM News | September 15, 2017