AUSTIN, Texas — New research demonstrates that the six electric fish lineages, all of which evolved independently, used essentially the same genes and developmental and cellular pathways to make an electricity-generating organ for defense, predation, navigation and communication.
Human travel to Mars has long been the unachievable dangling carrot for space programs. Now, astronauts could be a step closer to our nearest planetary neighbor through a unique manipulation of nuclear fusion, the same energy that powers the sun … Continue reading →
Twenty years ago, Calvin Hsia created a list of the “Most Verbose People” on a CompuServe forum that became Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional program. REDMOND, Wash. – It’s 1993, and you need technical support. Who you gonna call? Most techies … Continue reading →
For over 20 years, Microsoft Research’s labs around the world have focused on research across a broad spectrum of topics in computer science. From the start, the organization has invested heavily in pioneering breakthroughs in machine intelligence, including efforts in … Continue reading →
Heading into the U.S. national finals, Microsoft’s signature technology competition has reached 1.25 million students worldwide over the past 10 years. REDMOND, Wash. — April 20, 2012 — Across every industry — from healthcare to transportation and agriculture to infrastructure … Continue reading →
*An encounter with 35 young girls in Kenya prompted Margo Day to start a secondary school there. The school will also be a refuge for girls who fled their homes to avoid the traditional practice of female genital mutilation.* REDMOND, … Continue reading →
*WikiBhasha tool will help simplify and speed up the process of creating multilingual content in Wikipedias.* REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 18, 2010 — Microsoft Research today announced the launch of the beta version of WikiBhasha, a multilingual content creation tool … Continue reading →
*After spending a summer working in Redmond, the junior class women of Brown University’s computer science department find new confidence.* REDMOND, Wash. — This summer, all of the junior class women of Brown University’s computer science department found themselves … Continue reading →