A collaboration of U.K., U.S., and Spanish scientists revealed new insights on the use of digital contact tracing to control Covid-19.
Queen Mary University of London (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2021
The 2021 QEPrize was awarded for the creation and development of LED lighting to Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak Jr, M. George Craford and Russell...Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering From ACM News | February 2, 2021
Six quantum computing experts are raising ethical issues about the technology's potential to create new weapons and ramp up human genetic manipulation.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2021
GM's decision to phase out gasoline vehicles is the latest in a major shift that will mean drastic new demands on electric utilities. Here are four things that...The New York Times From ACM News | February 1, 2021
University of Massachusetts Amherst Distinguished Professor Prashant Shenoy has been named founding chair of the new ACM Special Interest Group on Energy (SIGENERGY)...University of Massachusetts Amherst From ACM TechNews | January 29, 2021
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a computational tool that can reliably distinguish between cancerous and normal...The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center From ACM TechNews | January 28, 2021
Scientists have decrypted the biomechanical function of the labial mask of dragonfly larvae, leading to a bio-inspired robot modeled after the same operating principle...Kiel University (Germany) From ACM TechNews | January 28, 2021
Requiring that app makers list the data they collect reveals a lot about what some apps do with our information (ahem, WhatsApp) but creates confusion about others...The New York Times From ACM News | January 28, 2021
A technology developed at Australia's University of New South Wales Sydney enables three-dimensional printers to print bone-like structures, complete with living...University of New South Wales (Australia) From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2021