Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language.
Cheap green laser pointers can emit dangerous levels of infrared radiation, according to an investigation carried out by physicists in the US
Making computers faster means relying on the central processing unit (CPU) less than ever before.
Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.
The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
A study of 50,000 people in Italy concludes that online social networks have a significant negative impact on individual welfare.
A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
Sentiment analysis is booming for blogs and tweets but more or less ignored when it comes to pictures. That looks set to change.
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.