The prospect of blockchain technology remaking financial services just moved a step closer to reality after banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan...Bloomberg From ACM News | November 20, 2017
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
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
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
University of Kansas professor Huazhen Fang is leading research to address "unstructured uncertainty" in the quest to develop accurate predictive mathematical...KU News From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2017
Surface features on Ceres—the largest world between Mars and Jupiter—and its interior evolution have a closer relationship than one might think.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 10, 2017
The FBI and Apple are bracing for another potential fight over encryption, this time because of the iPhone of the dead gunman in Sunday's Texas church shooting,...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 9, 2017
For years, Barbara Simons was the loneliest of Cassandras—a technologist who feared what technology had wrought. Her cause was voting: Specifically, she believed...The Atlantic From ACM News | November 8, 2017
The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what...The Associated Press From ACM News | November 8, 2017
Computer science researchers recently helped to make a major advance in astronomy, as scientists announced last month they observed two neutron stars colliding....University of California, Merced From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017
Heat from friction could power hydrothermal activity on Saturn's moon Enceladus for billions of years if the moon has a highly porous core, according to a new modeling...Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA From ACM News | November 8, 2017