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Maternal Language Shapes Infants Cry Melodies

Maternal Language Shapes Infants Cry Melodies

The crying of babies exhibits characteristic melodic patterns influenced typically by their mother's language, finds a study.Du...

Aug 21 2016, 2:33am CDT

Good Grasp of Native Language may Improve English Skills

Good Grasp of Native Language may Improve English Skills

Pre-schoolers experience significant improvements in their English skills when they have a good grasp of their mother-tongue o...

Aug 18 2016, 3:35am CDT

How to Identify Quick Language Learners

How to Identify Quick Language Learners

The brain activity generated while relaxing is likely to indicate individuals who can learn new languages faster, says a resea...

Jul 3 2016, 2:47am CDT

Give Rest to Brain and Learn Second Language Faster

Give Rest to Brain and Learn Second Language Faster

Neuroscientists have found that the resting-state brain activity - the neural activity that goes on while we are doing nothing...

Jul 1 2016, 4:28am CDT

Play This Video Game to Learn New Language

Play This Video Game to Learn New Language

There is actually a video game that helps people learn a new language....

Jun 28 2016, 4:26am CDT

Short-term Language Learning ups Mental Agility

Short-term Language Learning ups Mental Agility

One week of learning a new language can boost your mental skills, suggests a new research adding that benefits could also be ma...

Apr 28 2016, 3:51am CDT

Rare Religious Text in Lost Etruscan Language Found on 2500 Year Old Stone

Rare Religious Text in Lost Etruscan Language Found on 2500 Year Old Stone

Archeologists have unearthed a stone slab in an ancient temple which contains religious text in the lost language of Etruscan....

Mar 30 2016, 4:05am CDT

Not Face Becomes a Universal Part of Language, Study Says

Not Face Becomes a Universal Part of Language, Study Says

It has been said that the “Not Face” is body language that is recognized universally across all cultures. It is a sign of negat...

Mar 28 2016, 9:52am CDT

Rare Form of Dementia Linked to Language Loss

Rare Form of Dementia Linked to Language Loss

It has been found that an onset of dementia leads to language loss among the elderly....

Mar 14 2016, 7:19am CDT

Skype Adds a New Language to Supports

Skype Adds a New Language to Translator

Skype's newest update allows for a real-time translator that supports Arabic, according to Engadget. This translator was rolled...

Mar 9 2016, 7:38am CST

Electronic Toys Affect Language in Infant Playtime

Electronic Toys Affect Language in Infant Playtime

Toys and the effects they have on the linguistic spectrum of the child at play are manifold indeed. The child learns through in...

Dec 30 2015, 12:17pm CST

Oscars: Nine Foreign Language Films shortlisted for Academy Awards 2016

Oscars: Nine Foreign Language Films shortlisted for Academy Awards 2016

Nine foreign films out of 80 submitted by movie makers from all around the world have been short listed for further cuts....

Dec 21 2015, 7:56am CST

Brain and sounds

Lab Scientists Analyze How the Brain Processes Sounds and Language

During the past Falling Walls conference in Berlin, Germany, researchers from Northwestern University were able to establish –...

Dec 16 2015, 11:05am CST

Sperm Whales Language Indicates They have a Culture

Sperm Whales Language Indicates They have a Culture

Different social groups of sperm whales have their dialects and they communicate with each other using their own sequences of n...

Sep 9 2015, 6:45am CDT

Sperm Whales Use Different Dialects of Click Language for Social Chat

Sperm Whales Use Different Dialects of Click Language for Social Chat

It has been found by researchers that sperm whales learn language cues in their socialization process. They let out sounds whic...

Sep 9 2015, 6:38am CDT

Ancient Turkish Whistling Language Uses Both Sides of the Brain

Ancient Turkish Whistling Language Uses Both Sides of the Brain

The findings challenge the perception only the left side of the brain comprehends languages....

Aug 18 2015, 5:22am CDT

What Is International Mother Language Day and why does education matter?

What Is International Mother Language Day and why does education matter?

International Mother Language Day is the 15th anniversary of UNESCO's first attempt to celebrate the diversity in language...

Feb 21 2015, 6:29pm CST

Apple Swift Coding Language

Apple Swift Coding Language

If you are developing a mobile app or thinking about doing so, then you need to use Apple’s new language, Swift. This is the ta...

Jun 4 2014, 3:15pm CDT

A New Programming Language Is Unveiled At WWDC

A New Programming Language Is Unveiled At WWDC

The Developers Conference is ongoing and a programming language is the latest offering...

Jun 3 2014, 10:48pm CDT

Microsoft Demos Real-time Language Translator for Skype

Microsoft Demos Real-time Language Translator for Skype

Microsoft demonstrates Tuesday a real time language translation tool for Skype at the Code Conference. Microsoft will start rol...

May 28 2014, 5:25am CDT

Language App Duolingo Raises $20M In Race To Teach English

Why waste your lunch break or commute playing Candy Crush or Flappy Bird when you could be well on your way to learning Italian...

Feb 18 2014, 5:06pm CST

The Gift of Foreign Language: It's One Most Americans Still Need

The Gift of Foreign Language: It's One Most Americans Still Need

Language learning programs proliferate these days, both online and in traditional classrooms, yet most Americans – almost three...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST

Learn the Pronunciation of a Foreign Language in Just 2 Weeks with Fluent Forever

Learn the Pronunciation of a Foreign Language in Just 2 Weeks with Fluent Forever

A new application for foreign language pronunciation training purposes reached its KickStarter crowd-funding goal of $10,000 in...

Dec 9 2013, 4:08am CST

Raspberry Pi to Offer Wolfram Language and Mathematica for Free

Raspberry Pi to Offer Wolfram Language and Mathematica for Free

Raspberry Pi is a platform that is concerned about the education of ordinary citizens. That is why it has decided to offer Wolf...

Nov 22 2013, 6:57am CST

Google's Web Language Dart SDK Version 1.0 is Released

Google's Web Language Dart SDK Version 1.0 is Released

The SDK Dart version 1.0 has just been released. The makers of this handy tool feel proud to introduce to the rest of the world...

Nov 14 2013, 7:09am CST

Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012 Winners include Sign Language Gesture to Audio Translator

Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012 Winners include Sign Language Gesture to Audio Translator

Microsoft Announces Imagine Cup 2012 Winners, Ukrainian Team Takes Top Place with Enable Talk. Student winners from across the...

Jul 10 2012, 4:48am CDT

OLPC program isn't improving language or math test scores

OLPC program isn't improving language or math test scores

Little gains found when adding notebooks alone to classrooms...

Apr 9 2012, 2:30pm CDT

Dart Web Programming Language released by Google

Dart Web Programming Language released by Google

Google pushes a new web programming language out today as early preview called Dart....

Oct 10 2011, 5:57am CDT

The Future of SiLo's Language Library: My Interview with Ase Deliri

The Future of SiLo's Language Library: My Interview with Ase Deliri

This Afghanistan-born, Toronto-based entrepreneur has high goals for his universal translator....

Apr 29 2011, 4:06pm CDT

Pepper Mouth Punishes Foul Online Language with Stench

Pepper Mouth Punishes Foul Online Language with Stench

I spend much of my day online. Once I am done writing, I frequent some online forums and the like to chat with folks about cars...

Jun 21 2010, 10:25am CDT

Buzzword Speech-Recognition Wristband keeps your Language clean

Buzzword Speech-Recognition Wristband keeps your Language clean

Buzzword is a new intelligent wirstband with display that recognizes speech. The Buzzword is actually a great gift for your bos...

Apr 1 2009, 2:19am CDT

MP3 Language Trainer

MP3 Language Trainer

Pentax introduces in Japan a MP3 based Language training Gadget Linguar PM LM02. Pentax offers over a service called Globalvo...

Mar 28 2003, 9:58am EST