Linguist uses Internet to study how we say things

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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.

First major database of non-native English

After thousands of hours of work, MIT researchers have released the first major database of fully annotated English sentences written by non-native speakers.

DNA sat nav uncovers ancient Ashkenaz

The origin of Yiddish, the millennium old language of Ashkenazic Jews, is something which linguists have questioned for decades.

Samsung Announces New Mini Notebooks

Samsung Electronics today announced the N110 and N120 as the newest additions to their mini notebook lineup. The N110 and N120 are both currently available through Samsung.com and online retailers with an MSRP of $469 and ...

Wearable technology can help with public speaking

Speaking in public is the top fear for many people. Now, researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the University of Rochester have developed an intelligent user interface for "smart glasses" that gives real-time ...

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