News tagged with language barriers

Cheap translations, but not replacement for humans

An Israeli startup says it has come up with a way to overcome language barriers when conducting international business: an automated service that provides quick translations between English and seven other ...

Jun 12, 2013
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Mapping the heatwave toll

A study identifying those Australians who are most vulnerable to extreme heat will inform new ways to help communities manage the risks associated with heatwaves.

Jan 08, 2013
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Breaking language barriers in health care

(PhysOrg.com) -- For someone with limited English, using typed medication directions instead of hand written directions can make a huge difference in understanding medical instructions.

Sep 21, 2009
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