Mothers can seem to have an innate sense for exactly what's bugging their wailing infants. What does science have to say about that?
From the earliest cave drawings to the first bestsellers, written communication was an essential tool that helped mankind prosper.
A newly-named law school changed its name to avoid an embarrassing acronym, only one of many organization to do so. Continue reading →
Before we evolved ways to express ourselves out loud, nature figured out other ways for us to communicate. To this day, we can say a lot without even speaking. And sometimes we don't even realize it.
We've all heard about the speed of light, but what about the speed of thought? How fast is that? DNews follows the path a thought takes through the brain and crunches some numbers on how fast it might be going.
The order of the words you use when giving directions might matter as much as the words themselves.
A professor accused of sexual assault on a disabled man claims he consented via a discredited technique. Continue reading →
We often hear people mention actors who have learned to do an "American accent," but what thespians typically learn is only one type of dialect in the United States. In fact, there are more than 20.
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