Researchers measured the sociodemographic disparities and changes in career aspirations in STEM fields among U.S. high school students.
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NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover.
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick researchers found common Wi-Fi technology can easily identify weapons, bombs, and explosive chemicals in bags at public venues....Rutgers Today From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2018
The WBPA (Weighted Betweenness Preferential Attachment) model developed at Carnegie Mellon University shows how social networks change and develop over time.
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A mean robot could motivate human employees to improve their cognitive performance, compared to supervision by a friendly robot or no robot supervision, researchers...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2018
After being kicked out of a hotel conference room where they had participated in a three-day open-science workshop and hackathon, a group of computer scientists...Nature From ACM News | August 16, 2018
With gentle pulses from gigantic lasers, scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California transformed hydrogen into droplets of shiny liquid metal...The New York Times From ACM News | August 16, 2018
A multi-institution team of computer scientists has clarified the first general-purpose method of solving nearest neighbor question for complex data.
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Nvidia says it has "reinvented computer graphics" with its Turing graphics-processing unit architecture, which will serve as the platform for a new GPU family that...VentureBeat From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2018
IBM's Watson system is falling short of some expectations for its outcomes in the fight against cancer, with many users citing inaccuracy, susceptibility to error... From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers at Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have succeeded in adjusting the electronic properties of graphene nanoribbons by varying their...Empa From ACM TechNews | August 15, 2018
Researchers have developed a physics-based, real-time method for controlling animated characters that can learn basketball dribbling skills from experience.
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The Georgia Institute of Technology will offer an online cybersecurity master's degree that will cost students less than $10,000, in collaboration with edX.
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