One of the most spectacular achievements in physics so far this century has been the observation of gravitational waves, ripples in space-time that result from...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 17, 2017
Machine learning could improve the ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, and could enable researchers to detect drug effects missed by conventional...University College London From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2017
A team led by Texas Advanced Computing Center researchers has published the results of an effort to use supercomputers to train a deep neural network for rapid...Texas Advanced Computing Center From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2017
Johan Kwisthout of Radboud University in the Netherlands' discusses efforts to use robots to replicate the brains infants in order to better understand their learning...Radboud University Nijmegen From ACM TechNews | November 17, 2017
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's David Shrier recently detailed the MIT Trust::Data Consortium's efforts to build new systems that rethink data sharing...eWeek From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
Internet data breaches threaten the usernames and passwords of billions of people, and phishing attacks are the most effective way to hijack victims' online identities...NewsFactor Network From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
Scallop is a new, more accurate computational method for reconstructing full-length nucleotide sequences of the RNA products in cells.
CMU Computational Biology Department From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
The mechanism the fruit fly brain employs to identify olfactory similarities could inform the design of future search algorithms.
Salk Institute for Biological Studies From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
World Wide Web Consortium founder (and 2016 A.M. Turing Award recipient) Sir Tim Berners-Lee discusses how his perspective of the Web has changed since its inception...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have demonstrated how the principles of general relativity can open a pathway to novel electronic applications.
Academy of Finland From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
Researchers have detailed when people chose to move out of a hurricane's path and how much travel was hindered by winds and flooding following Hurricane Maria in...Phys.org From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
Researchers using machine-learning technology to analyze about 800 movie scripts found widespread gender bias in the portrayal of male and female characters.
UW News From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
In a competition, robots were unable to overcome the challenge of an unlocked door impeding their way at an outdoor obstacle course, illustrating the technology's...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2017
The Exascale Computing Project's Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations collaborates to create highly optimized discretization libraries and next-generation...HPCwire From ACM TechNews | November 14, 2017