Researchers in Switzerland are developing new approaches for control of robotic hands for amputees that combine individual finger control and automation for improved...Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2019
A study by cybersecurity company NormShield found U.S. state election offices are failing to implement digital safeguards, increasing the 2020 elections' susceptibility...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2019
University of Massachusetts, Amherst researchers have unveiled physiological-sensing textiles that can be woven or stitched into sleep apparel.
UMass Amherst News From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2019
A new self-contained communication tool provides support for first-responders from separate organizations operating in a disaster situation.
University of Missouri News Bureau From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2019
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
Researchers reconstructed a virtual skull of the last common human ancestor using computerized-tomography scans of 260 modern-day skulls from various populations...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019
A new study found that only 45% of U.S. high schools offer classes in computer science, and that girls and minorities are underrepresented in those classes.
U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019
Scientists have developed a computer model that can directly render text describing physical movements as computer-generated animation, an initial step toward creating...Futurity.org From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019
Harvard University reseaerchers used open-source software tools to build a neural network with an architecture different from that of a zebrafish brain, for comparison...The Harvard Gazette From ACM TechNews | September 10, 2019