Machine learning algorithms are showing promise at helping better simulate the effect of clouds, making climate models more accurate…
From ACM NewsSandrine Ceurstemont Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 24, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Julia Stewart Lowndes studied metre-long Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas), tagging them to track their dives, as a graduate student at Stanford University in California...Nature From ACM News | August 23, 2018
MIT researchers have taken a step toward solving a longstanding challenge with wireless communication: direct data transmission between underwater and airborne...MIT News Office From ACM News | August 22, 2018
The research conducted at the country's National Laboratories is usually highly classified and specifically aimed at solving national security problems. But sometimes...Ars Technica From ACM News | August 21, 2018
NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | August 17, 2018
With gentle pulses from gigantic lasers, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California transformed hydrogen into droplets of shiny liquid metal...The New York Times From ACM News | August 16, 2018
A multi-institution team of computer scientists has clarified the first general-purpose method of solving nearest neighbor question for complex data.
Quanta Magazine From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2018
Researchers at Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have succeeded in adjusting the electronic properties of graphene nanoribbons by varying their...Empa From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Personal home robots that can socialize with people are starting to roll out of the laboratory and into our living rooms and kitchens. But are humans ready to invite...The Associated Press From ACM News | August 9, 2018