CHINA TOPIX

Updated 10:35 AM EDT, Thu, Apr 18, 2019

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Babbler Bird

Do Outback Babbler Birds Speak Human Language?

What makes humans unique in this world is the fact that they are capable of speaking and communicating with each other using a language. But, is speaking using a language only limited to humans?

Europeans

Ancient Massive Migration Resulted in Modern European Languages

This new study is the biggest of its kind so far.

Berlin Wall Optimism

Human Languages Often Use Happier Words, Study Says

Spanish had the highest average rate of happy words while Chinese had the lowest.

Chimps

Chimps Learn Local Grunts to Adapt to a New Environment

It's still uncertain how the newly arrived chimpanzees were able to match their compatriots.

Research Suggests Economic Growth Threatens Languages with Extinction

Whenever an economy develops, one language comes to dominate the nation in its political and educational spheres.

China urges Guangzhou to switch from Cantonese to Mandarin

Communist authorities are discussing and demanding that the local television of Guangzhou should drop Cantonese and use purely Mandarin.

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