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Microsoft and Case Western Reserve University researchers have enhanced the speed and quality of medical imaging with an algorithm designed to work on a future quantum computer.
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed artificial skin containing physical sensors that can detect pressure, bending, and temperature.
Researchers analyzed roll call votes taken in the U.S. Congress to develop a model able to accurately predict changes in polarization in 28 of the 30 U.S. Congresses elected in the past 60 years.
Researchers find a way to make many implanted medical devices virtually hack-proof.
Purdue niversity researchers have developed an algorithm that analyzes tweets to better understand how users respond to crises.
The majority of the approximately 10,000 election jurisdictions nationwide use Windows 7 or an older operating system to create ballots, program voting machines, tally votes, and report ballot counts.
Researchers in Australia built the first two-qubit gate between atomic qubits in silicon.
A report from innovation foundation Nesta found the U.K.'s artificial intelligence (AI) sector is suffering from a "serious gender diversity crisis," as only 14% of researchers in the field are women.
Researchers have developed tiny three-dimensionally (3D)-printed robots that move by harnessing vibrations.
Yann LeCun suggested during a recent ACM webinar that unsupervised learning could help deep learning algorithms provide computers with human-like reasoning skills.
Researchers in the .K. found that drones and siren sounds were most effective in getting endangered southern white rhinos to leave poaching hotspots in national parks and reserves in South Africa.
Purdue niversity researchers used qudits to develop what could be a quantum version of a transistor, known as a gate.
Many databases of facial images are compiled by companies and researchers without the knowledge or consent of the owners of those faces.
Researchers have developed an automated system that can design and print in three dimensions complex robotic parts optimized to a large number of specifications.
Experts are concerned that digital data stored on vendor servers could later harm students who make mistakes on social media, or with widely used classroom apps.
Ninth graders in Lewiston, ID, are being taught about earth science through the use of interdisciplinary video games developed by Polymorphic Games, an evolutionary video game studio at the University of Idaho.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have extended the concept of adversarial images to robot grasping, using physical objects designed to be tricky for conventional robot grippers to pick up.
Radar opens up possibilities for human-computer interaction.
A review of 33 projects involving large companies and interviews with more than a dozen executives show that blockchain technology has yet to deliver on its promise.
Technion awarded honorary doctorates to seven distinguished men and women, including past ACM president Stuart I. Feldman.
A new artificial intelligence/machine learning model can predict burn-related acute kidney injury quicker and more accurately than ever.
Supermarket chains in Europe are testing cashierless stores with cameras that monitor items shoppers pick, with transactions recorded as they exit.
Hackers can exploit vulnerabilities in the Zoom videoconferencing desktop app to commandeer a user's Webcam, a security researcher warns.
Should the U.S. admit more, or fewer, foreign technology workers?
The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations of much of our digital world.
The founder of the online classifieds site is a survivor of the era of Internet optimism. He rejects the idea his website helped cause journalism's financial crisis.
A radiation-hardened computer designed by Montana State University researchers was chosen by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration to be tested on the Moon.
The Atlantic League was the first U.S. professional baseball league to use a "robot" umpire, at its recent All-Star Game.
Researchers are using deep internal learning, in which a machine learning algorithm ascertains the internal structure of a single image from scratch, to edit photos without previous training.
Researchers said Greece's top-level domain registrar has suffered a hacker breach, and identified the state-sponsored "Sea Turtle" hacker group as the perpetrator.