Last year, MIT computer scientists and Adobe engineers came together to try to solve a major problem that many companies face: bit-rot.
Mapping the world's linguistic diversity—scientists discover links between your genes and the language you speak
Academics at the University of York have discovered a correlation between genetic and linguistic diversity and concluded that at least in Europe people who speak different languages are also more likely to have a different ...
The EU-funded 'What-if Machine' (WHIM) project not only generates fictional storylines but also judges their potential usefulness and appeal. It represents a major advance in the field of computational creativity.
Chat rooms play a positive role in motivating students and encouraging an independent approach to learning English as a foreign language.
This month, Haiti's government announced a new policy to educate students in Kreyòl, the native language of most Haitians, rather than French, the language traditionally used in schools. Introducing Kreyòl-language instruction ...
Members of an isolated indigenous group made contact over the weekend with villagers in Peru's Amazon basin seeking food and supplies, a Lima newspaper reported Monday.
A University of Adelaide linguistics expert says the revival of an Aboriginal language in South Australia could serve as the first "test case" for the potential mental health benefits of reclaiming "sleeping beauty" languages.
Two-thirds of Floridians support requiring Spanish language instruction in Florida public schools, according to a new University of Florida survey.