Chimpanzee calls are much more sophisticated than previously thought -- they describe preferred food and the trees they grow on.
Tool bad and Tool good might have been some of the first sentences spoken by our early ancestors, research concludes.
An orangutan has spontaneously produced human-like calls that mean, Come here and give that food to me!
Say this five times fast: She sells seashells by the seashore. Or: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. These famous tongue twisters are nothing compared to a new one created by MIT researchers who claim they've created the hardest one ever.
People who speak two languages may have brains that are more efficient at language processing and other tasks, new research suggests.
Chimps are smart, right? Pretty darn smart! But how come we can do the speaking thing and they can't? As ever, genes are at play in this special talent, and Tara explains what we have that chimps don't.
Twitter data reveals a geographic basis for what 'filler' words people tend to use. Continue reading →
Parasitic plants and their hosts may use genetic information as a language. Continue reading →
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