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
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
A new algorithm can distinguish between unresponsive wakefulness syndrome and a minimally conscious state through the use of electroencephalographic brainwave...Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 19, 2018
For voters around the world, including the millions of Americans who will cast ballots in the midterms up to and on November 6, an election is democracy in action—an...Scientific American From ACM News | October 30, 2018