Malaysia eye-poked over bad Google translations
Malaysia's defence ministry on Tuesday blamed the use of Google Translate for the mangled English that appeared on its website sparking online ridicule.
UCSB scholar's reading of hieroglyphic verb alters understanding of Mayan ritual texts
By presenting a new interpretation of a Maya hieroglyphic verb, Gerardo Aldana, associate professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies at UC Santa Barbara, has revised the understanding of one of the longest-studied ...
Cyber spy campaign targets chemical industry: Symantec
US Internet security firm Symantec on Monday exposed a cyber spying campaign targeting trade secrets at top chemical firms and linked the industrial espionage to a man in China.
Making up: free apps for furious Blackberry users
Trying to make amends for massive outages last week, Research In Motion announced a free premium apps giveaway for millions of its customers who may still feel jolted, and a month of technical support for some.
We are not only eating 'materials', we are also eating 'information'
In a new study, Chen-Yu Zhang's group at Nanjing university present a rather striking finding that plant miRNAs could make into the host blood and tissues via the route of food-intake. Moreover, once inside the host, they ...
Google translates more India languages
Google on Tuesday expanded its free Internet translation service to include five languages spoken by more than a half million people in India and Bangladesh.
DoCoMo demonstrates spoken language translator for smartphones
Some monkeys born with gene that protects against AIDS
A certain gene in some monkeys can help boost vaccine protection against simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a trait that could help researchers develop better AIDS vaccines for humans, suggested a study ...
Smartphone foreign language apps speak to world
Smartphone applications have left many office tools and devices collecting dust. Add language translators to that growing list.
New research moves nanomedicine one step closer to reality
A class of engineered nanoparticles -- gold-centered spheres smaller than viruses -- has been shown safe when administered by two alternative routes in a mouse study led by investigators at the Stanford University School ...
New site to use crowd-sourcing as means to translate the internet
DARPA issues BAA for advanced robotic translator
New fusion gene plays role in some stomach cancers
A newly discovered hybrid gene appears to play a direct role in some stomach cancers, according to an international team of scientists led by researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore.
Researchers identify promising new treatment for childhood leukemia
An experimental drug lessens symptoms of a rare form of childhood leukemia and offers significant insight into the cellular development of the disease, according to findings from a new UCSF study. The mouse model research ...