A ninth grader at Albuquerque Academy in New Mexico won the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize at the Broadcom MASTERS science and engineering contest.
Albuquerque Journal From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
A risk prediction model tailored to Black women has been developed for use in primary care settings to identify those at higher-than-average risk of breast cancer...Boston University From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
Spanish startup CO2 Revolution aims to use big data analytics and drones to drop millions of enhanced seeds for trees native to Spain's forests over inaccessible...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
The pandemic caused schools to embrace laptops, tablets, Zoom, and an app called GoGuardian that tracks everything students (and, sometimes, parents) do online....Bloomberg Businessweek From ACM News | November 2, 2021
Researchers at South Africa's University of Johannesburg have demonstrated that machine learning algorithms can be enhanced significantly for medical purposes.
...News-Medical Life Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 2, 2021
The U.S. State Department will establish a new bureau of cyberspace and digital policy as part of a reorganization intended to address international cybersecurity...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 2, 2021
More than half of women in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) professions surveyed said they have been sexually harassed in the workplace.
...Laura DiDio Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | November 2, 2021
The PodoSighter tool identifies early indicators of kidney disease by detecting podocytes, a specialized kidney cell damaged during early-stage kidney disease.
...University at Buffalo News Center From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2021
University of California, Santa Cruz researchers have created tools and procedures for generating realistic, data-driven animations of marine mammals.
UC Santa Cruz Newscenter From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2021
Department store chain Saks Fifth Avenue is now shipping online orders from a Middletown, PA, warehouse that uses autonomous robots to help workers locate items...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2021