Till date, linguists believed that it was environment that shaped vocabulary due to the presence of physical barriers between various populations, but in the new study that analyzed 600 languages around the world, the linguist revealed a direct connection between the geographical altitude and the wa...
What happens when you have to use less effort to speak, like at high altitudes? It turns out that our very language changes. A new study has revealed that there is a link between geographical elevation and the way language is spoken.
Saliva, also known as spit, offers clues as to why older adults are able to fight off the new strains of bird flu and swine flu when compared to the younger generation.
Whether you believe in something or not, a new study suggests that young adults who feel they are "spiritual but not religious" may be more likely to commit property crimes or even violent ones than those who consider themselves more conservatively religious.
A new study shows that as humans, we have the ability to actually regenerate cells from a shaved finger or toe that can turn into a new one.
New research shows that the artificial sweetener sucralose, otherwise known as Splenda, may be particularly dangerous for your health.
A new report shows many scientist's belief that restricting psychoactive drugs could harm research findings.
Daniel Metzgar, who said he had an erection for an eight month period due to an improper penile implant, is taking his doctor to court.
A recent study suggests that overweight or obese women who are pregnant may be more likely to give birth prematurely. This study also shows that the risk of preterm delivery can increase with added amounts of excess weight.
Studies show that those with sleep apnea may be at an increased risk for heart attack.
Those who consumed fish oil supplements for several weeks were less likely to be stressed while participating in the test when compared to those who were on a placebo.
A 45-year-old woman from Pennsylvania claims to be obsessed with the vampire lifestyle, as she drinks two liters of blood from various volunteers every month and has been doing this for the past 30 years, reports IB Times.