Neural networks have a reputation for being computationally expensive. But only the training portion of things really stresses most computer hardware, since it...Ars Technica From ACM News | July 31, 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed cell-sized robots that can sense their environment, store data, and conduct computational tasks...MIT News From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2018
Using a computer model of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor, researchers have found a unique binding site for natural ligands and drugs.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2018
Researchers are working with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency to see how lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has affected buildings and infrastructure...Government Computer News From ACM TechNews | July 31, 2018
In a basement storeroom at Stanford University in California, the guts of a dozen DNA sequencers lie exposed—hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cameras and...Nature From ACM News | July 30, 2018
Researchers have developed artificial intelligence software that can identify and quantify different kinds of cyanobacteria that can shut down water systems.
University of Waterloo News From ACM TechNews | July 30, 2018
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking insect-sized robots to compete under its Short-Range Independent Microrobotic Platforms (SHRIMP) program...Live Science From ACM TechNews | July 30, 2018
A new U.S. National Institutes of Health program aims to help researchers accelerate biomedical advances by providing access to commercial cloud computing technologies...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | July 30, 2018
In the midst of growing public concern over artificial intelligence (AI), privacy and the use of data, Brent Hecht has a controversial proposal: the computer-science...Nature From ACM Opinion | July 27, 2018
In a press briefing just two weeks ago, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that the grand jury assembled by Special Counsel Robert Mueller had returned...Ars Technica From ACM News | July 27, 2018
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in September will host competitions to advance geotechnology's subterranean mapping capabilities.
Federal Computer Week From ACM TechNews | July 27, 2018
A Space Telescope Science Institute astronomer is testing a decentralized blockchain network for processing massive volumes of data produced by the Hubble Space...CoinDesk From ACM TechNews | July 27, 2018