New research method predicts success, failure of D.C. restaurants

Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews of restaurants in Washington, D.C., two professors and a graduate student at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business have identified a method that allows software ...

Linguist uses Internet to study how we say things

( -- Mats Rooth, a Cornell linguist, will use software to study distinctions of prosody (rhythm, stress and intonation) in language by hunting for word patterns on the Internet.