Firefighting robots can enter buildings that human firefighters cannot. Researchers are working to develop firefighting robots that can make decisions autonomously...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | November 3, 2021
Researchers have simulated the way each leg of a spider functions as a semi-independent "computer," with sensors that trigger movements based on environmental readings...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | January 14, 2021
The footprint-identification technique uses software to track black rhinoceros' movements via smartphone-recorded footprints, in order to protect the animals from...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2020
A Georgia Institute of Technology music technologist modified an improvisational musical robot called Shimon to create lyrics and perform rap in real time.
Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2020
Researchers at Tsinghua University in China developed a micro robot that could take advantage of three-dimensional printing technology to lay down new tissues directly...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | September 29, 2020
A new study incorporates a mathematical model that predicts protein sites on viruses that might be particularly susceptible to disabling treatments.
Scientific American From ACM TechNews | May 20, 2020
Recent milestones in transmitting, storing, and manipulating quantum data have some physicists expecting the imminent creation of a proof-of-principle quantum network...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | June 27, 2019
Although a fully realized quantum network is still a far-off vision, recent breakthroughs have convinced some physicists that a simple proof-of-principle is imminent...Scientific American From ACM News | June 19, 2019
You already have a lot to worry about. Climate change, fake news, inequality, the stability of democracy. But I feel obliged to point out yet another threat: soldiers...Scientific American From ACM News | February 12, 2019