A team of engineers has created an electronic skin that, when layered on top of prosthetic hands, provides a real sense of touch through the fingertips.
Johns Hopkins University From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2018
An international team created an algorithm for generating lifelike three-dimensional avatars of four-legged animals solely from photos.
Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2018
Early on in the study of quantum computers, computer scientists posed a question whose answer, they knew, would reveal something deep about the power of these futuristic...Quanta Magazine From ACM News | June 21, 2018
Getting robots to do things isn't easy: Usually, scientists have to either explicitly program them or get them to understand how humans communicate via language...MIT News From ACM News | June 21, 2018
A storm of tiny dust particles has engulfed much of Mars over the last two weeks and prompted NASA's Opportunity rover to suspend science operations.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | June 21, 2018
Research at the University of Nottingham in the U.K. validates the ability to three-dimensionally print advanced materials with molecules that can switch states...University of Nottingham (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | June 21, 2018
Microsoft has added a research mode to its HoloLens mixed-reality smartglasses so researchers and developers can access a broader spectrum of sensor-captured data...Next Reality From ACM TechNews | June 21, 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers reduced the size and power consumption of a computer chip they designed in 2017 to help honeybee-sized drones...MIT News From ACM TechNews | June 20, 2018
The city of Portland, OR, hopes to reduce traffic-related fatalities by equipping streetlights with sensors programmed to constantly detect speed and motion data...Fortune From ACM TechNews | June 20, 2018