acm-header
Sign In

Communications of the ACM

News


Latest News News Archive Refine your search:
datePast Year
subjectInformation Systems
authorScience
bg-corner

An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Robot Swings Its Way to Unexplored Treetops
From ACM TechNews

Robot Swings Its Way to Unexplored Treetops

Researchers developed a robot that can descend from a height and swing around obstacles.

The FTC Wants Your Help Fighting AI Vocal Cloning Scams
From ACM News

The FTC Wants Your Help Fighting AI Vocal Cloning Scams

Judges will award $25,000 to the best idea on how to combat malicious audio deepfakes.

Pangolin-Poaching Hot Spots Revealed by DNA Tests
From ACM TechNews

Pangolin-Poaching Hot Spots Revealed by DNA Tests

University of California, Los Angeles researchers developed a method for tracing the smuggling routes of pangolins using DNA tests.

Hidden Pattern in Children's Eyes Can Reveal Autism
From ACM TechNews

Hidden Pattern in Children's Eyes Can Reveal Autism

Researchers have demonstrated the use of AI to screen for and determine the severity of autism in children and teens based on images of their retinas.

AI Rivals Human Nose When Naming Smells
From ACM TechNews

AI Rivals Human Nose When Naming Smells

Researchers developed a graph neural network that reliably matched human volunteers' identification of 55 odors, then predicted the smells of 500,000 additional...

Novel Algorithm Proposed for Selecting Variables Efficiently
From ACM TechNews

Novel Algorithm Proposed for Selecting Variables Efficiently

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Hefei Institutes of Physical Science has developed a variable selection algorithm for chemometrics applications....

Scientists Sequence Last Piece of the Human Genome: The Y Chromosome
From ACM TechNews

Scientists Sequence Last Piece of the Human Genome: The Y Chromosome

The Telomere-to-Telomere consortium has completed sequencing the human genome by adding the fully mapped Y chromosome.

Machine Learning, Blockchain Technology Could Help Counter Spread of Fake News
From ACM News

Machine Learning, Blockchain Technology Could Help Counter Spread of Fake News

A proposed machine learning framework and expanded use of blockchain technology could help counter the spread of fake news, according to new research.

Wearable Biosensor for Monitoring Sweat Electrolytes
From ACM TechNews

Wearable Biosensor for Monitoring Sweat Electrolytes

Researchers in Japan engineered an innovative sweat biosensor by depositing a flexible chloride ion sensor onto a textile substrate through heat-transfer printing...

Robot Uses Fake Raspberry to Practice Picking Fruit
From ACM TechNews

Robot Uses Fake Raspberry to Practice Picking Fruit

Scientists engineered a robot that practiced raspberry-picking on a silicone raspberry mockup with an artificial stem to ensure it learned how to handle the fragile...

Atlas of Biomedical Literature Could Help Track Down Fabricated Studies
From ACM TechNews

Atlas of Biomedical Literature Could Help Track Down Fabricated Studies

An atlas of biomedical literature could prove useful in identifying fraudulent studies.
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account