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Facebook researchers use maths for better translations
Technology

Facebook researchers use maths for better translations

Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is…
Translating Wikipedia pages into a local language in Ghana
World

Translating Wikipedia pages into a local language in Ghana

On a recent Saturday, more than 20 young Ghanaians gathered in a room in the capital Accra. They were there…
Mosul citizens fear losing Maslawi dialect
Middle East

Mosul citizens fear losing Maslawi dialect

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — For centuries, residents of Mosul have spoken a unique form of Arabic enriched by the Iraqi…
Dogs, like humans, distinguish words and intonation
Health & Fitness

Dogs, like humans, distinguish words and intonation

Dogs distinguish words and intonation in the same region of the brain as humans, according to a new study of…
Natural brain patterns may predict how well you learn a second language
Health & Fitness

Natural brain patterns may predict how well you learn a second language

IF you struggled with languages at school then a new US study may provide you with an excuse, finding that…
Goethe Institute opens new language, translation center
Egypt

Goethe Institute opens new language, translation center

Cairo's Goethe Institute inaugurated a new language center at the Higher Institute of Languages ​​and Translation in the Culture and…
A second language may keep the brain young
Health & Fitness

A second language may keep the brain young

Being able to speak more than one language may help you think more clearly in later life, even if you’ve…
What the word “Jika” could possibly mean
Opinion

What the word “Jika” could possibly mean

During the painful Ettehadiya battle earlier this month between Brotherhood supporters and youthful opposition, the violence was not just physical.…
Blackbirds and work songs: A watery meditation on times of transition
Art news

Blackbirds and work songs: A watery meditation on times of transition

On downtown’s Mahmoud Basiouny Street, at the corner with the After Eight café, you can duck into a dark, empty…
In other words: Communicating feminism
Books

In other words: Communicating feminism

The Egyptian feminist organization, the Women and Memory Forum (WMF), published the first volume in their series of feminist translations, “Reader…
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