Microsoft Research New England has just become the latest lab for the software giant. The center, which is already working in conjunction with CSAIL, has an eye towards advancing the fields of computer science and the social sciences and exploring their intersection. The two institutions held an inaugural joint symposium, hosted at CSAIL on September 22nd. The lab is located on Memorial Drive in Cambridge, a short walk away from the Stata Center. This is the sixth Microsoft location, including its principal home in Washington state. To read more about the lab, click here.