Archive for April, 2015

Researchers Create The Ultimate Smartphone Ultra Zoom To See And Measure Strands Of DNA

 Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have created a smartphone ultra zoom solution that allows scientists in the field to image and size DNA. The tool, which uses a little 3D-printed box that acts as a high-resolution microscope, can be used to see objects as small as two nanometers in width. Read More

Microsoft’s Project Oxford Gives Developers Access To Facial, Image And Speech-Recognition APIs

 Microsoft quietly launched a set of new machine-learning APIs in beta under the “Project Oxford” moniker yesterday. These new APIs allow developers to add face detection and recognition features to their apps, as well as speech recognition with the ability to understand the speaker’s intent. The project also features a vision API for automatically categorizing images and… Read More