DNA analysis shows a distinct relationship between three distinct groups of grizzlies and Indigenous populations with different languages
Both species make similar sounds as they develop language skills at an early age
Dozens of traditional cultures use a whistled form of their native language for long-distance communication. You could, too.
A new study explores how the dùndún replicates tones and patterns of the Yorùbá language
Two medieval scholars tackle the misuse of a phrase that was rarely used by its supposed namesakes
The Germanic writing suggests Slavs used an alphabet more than 200 years earlier than previously believed
At the dawn of the 19th century, the young Brit got caught in an international crisis while touring Europe
An inscription found on a 3,500-year-old vessel suggests that a standardized script arrived in Canaan earlier than previously thought
It is time to honor six decades of women's contributions to spaceflight, says the Air and Space Museum, with unbiased verbs like 'crewed' or 'piloted'
The founder of Climate Cardinals assembled a team of global volunteers to breakdown language barriers by translating climate science and research
The long-running project found a new online home, one that showcases the literary genre’s outsized impact on popular culture
A new study finds folks are pretty bad at guessing whether to wrap up a chat or keep talking
New scholarship points to a paradox of historic scope: Our writing system was devised by people who couldn’t read
Who speaks Latin these days? A surprisingly large number of people, thanks to the late friar, who died on Christmas Day at 81
These top titles deliver history lessons, wordplay and a musical romp through the animal kingdom
A Smithsonian curator recalls his own experience learning the native tongue
A determined couple and their children are sparking the renewal of a long-suppressed part of their ancestors' culture
A new study uncovers the science behind ancient writing traditions
Moved online due to the pandemic, an automated content filter banned terms including "sexual," "pubic" and "stream"