‘Solving the Problem Was Great; the Solution Is Beautiful’
Nikhil Srivastava, one of three collaborators who recently won a prestigious prize for proving a half-century-old mathematical conjecture, discusses his achievement and his work.
Ph.D. Summer School Explores Cutting-Edge Computing
Ph.D. students from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa convenced in Cambridge, England, in June for the Microsoft Research Cambridge 2014 Ph.D. Summer School.
From Quantum Computing to Show Dogs, Faculty Summit Informed and Inspired
The 15th annual Microsoft Faculty Summit is over, but you can still experience much of it on demand.
Moving Food-Resilience Data to the Cloud
Microsoft Research is one of several groups within Microsoft helping to support the Food Resilience theme of the White House’s Climate Data Initiative by exposing pertinent data sets in the cloud using Microsoft Azure.
How Might Climate Change Affect Our Food Supply?
Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have teamed up to tackle “food resilience,” one of several themes that make up the White House’s Climate Data Initiative.
Quantum Computing and the Value of Storytelling in Science
Station Q is where Microsoft is building its vision for the future of computing.
Station Q: the Quest for a Quantum Future
In some ways, Station Q, Microsoft’s research lab for quantum computing, resembles a sleepy Southern California surfing community. In other ways, the facility represents nothing so much as the future of computing.
Video: Will Microsoft Kinect Be a Medical Game-Changer?
Microsoft sees its motion-detecting-camera technology as vital as it explores other sectors such as 3-D mapping and live surgery.
Video: Why Microsoft Puts GPS in Meat for Alligators
At the Microsoft Research lab in Cambridge, U.K., scientists track animals and map climate change in their pursuit of the next big thing.
Audio: Head of Microsoft Research Discusses Project Adam
Peter Lee, the head of Microsoft Research, joins host Dave Ross to discuss Project Adam, the groundbreaking work being done in the company's labs, and what it means to all of us.
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