A few stories that caught our attention this week include a new DNA barcode and how the EU is hoping the Cloud will provide an economic boost. Check out the links below to read the full articles.
In our Follow Friday series, we feature a few industry news finds to share with you. We are constantly finding interesting, fun, exciting, noteworthy, shocking and industry-changing articles all week long on the internet. Check us out every week to see what catches our eye around the web!
Tissues Tell the Tale: Non-Invasive Optical Technique Detects Cancer by Looking Under the Skin - e! Science News
European researchers have developed a way to “see” and map tiny blood vessels under the skin using a technique which, until now, has been commonly used to image parts of the eye. Such detailed, high-resolution images of vascular networks will have important implications for how doctors diagnose, monitor and treat skin diseases, especially skin cancer.
Researchers Engineer Novel DNA Barcode - R&D Magazine
Scientists use their own form of barcodes to investigate and track molecules, or identify parts of a cell. And now, researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard have adapted the DNA origami folding technique to create new molecular barcodes for scientific use.
EU Looks to the Cloud to Boost Economy - PC Magazine
By Stephanie Mlot
European Union leaders have become big believers in the capabilities of cloud computing, with the vice president of the EU’s digital agenda touting the many benefits to EU citizens which could come from the EU becoming “cloud active.”
10 Issues that Erode Cloud Confidence - BetaNews
By Wayne Williams
A recent Cloud Market Maturity survey asked 250 cloud users, providers, consultants and integrators about their confidence in cloud computing. Contrasting the optimism of the above article, 5 of the top 10 areas where confidence is the weakest are related to governance issues and the government’s involvement (or lack thereof) in the cloud.
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