Perreau receives Newton Fellowship from the British Academy
December 12, 2011Receives research associate appointment from Cambridge University
In the World: Murmurs of Mayan
October 6, 2011MIT undergraduate travels to Mexico in hopes of documenting and preserving ancient linguistic phenomena — and the culture behind them.
Localizing language in the brain
August 30, 2011New study pinpoints areas of the brain used exclusively for language, providing a partial answer to a longstanding debate in cognitive science.
Computer automatically deciphers ancient language
June 30, 2010A new system that took a couple hours to decipher much of the ancient language Ugaritic could help improve online translation software.