Language

Do Outback Babbler Birds Speak Human Language?

Cecille Marie Gumban   | Jul 01, 2015 05:50 PM EDT

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? read more

Ancient Massive Migration Resulted in Modern European Languages

Marco Foronda   | Mar 04, 2015 08:31 AM EST

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

Human Languages Often Use Happier Words, Study Says

Marco Foronda   | Feb 10, 2015 03:54 AM EST

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

Chimps Learn Local Grunts to Adapt to a New Environment

Marco Foronda   | Feb 06, 2015 06:45 AM EST

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

Research Suggests Economic Growth Threatens Languages with Extinction

Kat De Guzman   | Sep 04, 2014 07:40 AM EDT

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

China urges Guangzhou to switch from Cantonese to Mandarin

Kat De Guzman   | Aug 26, 2014 01:42 PM EDT

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

Real Time Analytics