Researchers have designed a context-aware system that could enable robots to work alongside humans on assembly lines with greater efficiency, while foregoing needless...KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
Elon Musk's Neuralink company released a blog post and video showing a monkey playing the game of Pong by thought, via the firm's sensor hardware and brain implant...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | April 9, 2021
A robot is using ultraviolet light to kill viruses aboard Swiss passenger planes, in a test being conducted with airport services company Dnata in the United Arab...Reuters From ACM TechNews | April 9, 2021
IBM has agreed to deploy a quantum computer at a new research center for researching viral pathogens, virus-induced diseases, genomics, immunology, and immunotherapies...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | April 8, 2021
Researchers sent drug-impregnated microscopic robots into mouse brains to treat tumors, coating the machines in E. coli to let them pass through the blood-brain...Gizmodo From ACM TechNews | April 6, 2021
Long-term care communities increasingly are using virtual reality devices and systems to improve residents' wellness and quality of life amid pandemic-related restrictions...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 2, 2021
Duke University engineers modeled a soft robot after a dragonfly; the robot can skim across water and react to environmental conditions, without electronics.
Duke University Pratt School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2021