North America

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North AmericaWe collaborate with the world’s top academic researchers and institutions to develop technologies that fuel data-intensive scientific research to help solve some of the most urgent global challenges. Our fellowships and grants help foster the next generation of world-class scientists who are critical to the future of scientific discovery.

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GeoFlow Takes Data for a 3-D Drive GeoFlow Takes Data for a 3-D Drive
What do astronomy and business intelligence have in common? Look behind GeoFlow’s sophisticated, interactive 3-D data-visualization for Excel, and you’ll find its origins in the WorldWide Telescope project.
Hopper Event: Inspiring Interest in CS Hopper Event: Inspiring Interest in CS
Microsoft—and Microsoft Research in particular—are demonstrating a commitment to encourage more girls and young women to consider a career in computer science during the 12th annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
Coming to Aid of Brain-Tumor Patients Coming to Aid of Brain-Tumor Patients
Scientists from Microsoft Research Cambridge are presenting a project that aims to provide more accurate measurements to help surgeons and oncologists treat patients with the most aggressive form of brain tumor.

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