|NCWIT and Microsoft Research Kick Start Academic Programs for Attracting Women to Computing Fields|
The National Center for Women and Information Technology today awarded $40,000 to the eleventh-round recipients of the NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund, which is sponsored by Microsoft Research.
|Orleans Simplifies Development of Scalable Apps for the Cloud|
Project Orleans from Microsoft Research enables developers to work above the cloud by handling complexities such as reliability and distributed resource management, making building scalable apps for the cloud as easy as building desktop apps.
|Computer model of blood development could speed up search for new leukemia drugs|
The first comprehensive computer model to simulate the development of blood cells could help in the development of new treatments for leukemia and lymphoma, say researchers at the University of Cambridge and Microsoft Research.