Researchers are partnering with Oak Ridge, TN, to develop a sensor network and real-time visualization platform that helps cities evaluate urban activity trends...Oak Ridge National Laboratory From ACM TechNews | November 2, 2017
When NASA's Mars Pathfinder touched down in 1997, it had five cameras: two on a mast that popped up from the lander, and three on NASA's first rover, Sojourner....Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 1, 2017
Researchers have researched "optical angular momentum" to overcome challenges with using "twisted" photons across open spaces and enable advanced wireless communications...University of Glasgow (United Kingdom) From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2017
Researchers studying how Zebra finches learn new songs have found the birds' strategy closely resembles methods used in computer linguistics to compare documents...ETH Zurich From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2017
The latest generation of RoboBee is an aerial-to-aquatic robot that is 1,000 times lighter than any previous model.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2017
When Brandon Araki arrived at MIT in 2015 as a master's candidate in mechanical engineering, he brought along the picobug, a tiny robot that can fly, crawl, and...Technology Review From ACM Careers | November 1, 2017
The security of the Internet of Things could depend on its constituent hardware being "patchable" so it can adapt to future threats, write several experts.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | October 31, 2017
Researchers in June released a major report summarizing the scientific and hazard results of the Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast.
Texas Advanced Computing Center From ACM TechNews | October 31, 2017
Researchers have developed an approach to identify suicidal individuals by analyzing changes in how their brains represent concepts such as death, cruelty, and...Carnegie Mellon News From ACM TechNews | October 31, 2017
In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel Contact, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. He had her...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | October 31, 2017