A new embedded discrepancy operator could help scientists deliver more accurate predictions of how diseases such as COVID-19 spread through populations around the...University of Colorado Boulder From ACM TechNews | May 19, 2020
European nations are considering, or have opted for, technology developed by Apple and Google for smartphone contact-tracing applications to contain the coronavirus...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2020
A new artificial intelligence program can analyze image data to detect and classify galaxies and stars in large datasets from astronomical surveys.
UC Santa Cruz Newscenter From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2020
Researchers used the MOGON II supercomputer to identify several drugs approved for treating hepatitis C viral infection as potential candidates against COVID-19...Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany) From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2020
Reports warn that legislation to curb disinformation on the coronavirus could damage legitimate journalism's efforts to combat this "disinfodemic."
The University of Sheffield (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2020
The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2020
Apple and Google said they would not allow the use of location tracking in apps using their new contact tracing system to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus...Reuters From ACM TechNews | May 12, 2020
An app designed by a Japanese teenager uses GPS so people can use their iPhones to track their whereabouts and help with contract tracing during the coronavirus...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | May 11, 2020
Since the Australian government announced it would fast-track digital alternatives to in-person medical care, a million mental health telehealth consultations have...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | May 7, 2020