Your brain often works on autopilot when it comes to grammar. That theory has been around for years, but University of Oregon neuroscientists have captured elusive hard evidence that people indeed detect and process grammatical errors with no awareness of doing so.
Detecting alien worlds presents a significant challenge since they are small, faint, and close to their stars. The two most prolific techniques for finding exoplanets are radial velocity (looking for wobbling stars) and transits (looking for dimming stars).
Expedition 35 Commander Kevin Chris Hadfield and Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn and Roman Romanenko landed their Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft in southern Kazakhstan at 10:31 p.m. EDT Monday.
Hyundai says the rooftop solar power system it will install at its Asan plant in South Korea, with a generating capacity of 10 megawatts, will be the largest in the country – and it’s right up there with the biggest single-site rooftop installations in the world.
In Capitol Hill Seattle's complaints blog, a woman has reported a stranger flying a drone near her house and refusing to leave.
Smartphone wars are becoming rather predictable. Every quarter sales notch up and every quarter Samsung emerges as the big winner. The last quarter was no exception. However, growth is slowing as the market matures, although there is still plenty of room for growth in emerging markets.
Sharp has announced that it has made Kozo Takahashi its new president and CEO.
The French government is seriously considering a new tax on smartphones and tablets. The one percent tax would be imposed on a range of “internet compatible devices” and it could yield about 86 million euro per year.
Nintendo has won a US appeals court decision in a patent case that will allow it to keep importing its Wii system into the United States.
Hot Hardware has spotted that Intel's new Haswell chip is going to be the first x86 CPU to have a on-die voltage regulator module, or VRM.
Moore's Law is eventually going to crush Intel's opposition as companies are unable to pay the huge costs involved in R&D and new process gear.
Search engine Google has surprised observers by stepping up the size of its free cloud based storage offerings from five to 15GB.
The great state of West Virginia has come up with a new law that would drag teenagers to court for sexting each other.
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for the Associated Press in what amounts to the largest government press snooping exercise carried out in a western nation.
Horror has been a big part of gaming for a long time, going all the way back to the first Texas Chainsaw video game.
Star Trek Into Darkness, the long awaited follow up to JJ Abrams’s reinvention of the classic sci-fi franchise, will finally be here in IMAX on May 15, and everywhere else on May 16, a day earlier than the original release date.
Marvel mania is absolutely back, and bigger than ever. Iron Man 3 looks to be the biggest movie of the summer, if not the year, and with a number of TV shows getting the green light, renewed or cancelled this week, the upcoming Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series has won a full season order for ABC.
The unique features of the quantum world promises a dramatic acceleration of information processing compared to the fastest class of classical machines.
Over the weekend, the stalwart crew of the International Space Station (ISS) worked overtime to fix a leaking cooling network outside the orbital outpost.