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Young Children Understand Grammar, Chimps Don’t
2013-04-11 08:08:57

While chimps simply mimic language patterns, children as young as two years old understand basic grammar rules and are not simply imitating adults as they first learn to speak, according to a new study.

New Species Of Leafcutter Bee 'Megachile Chomskyi' Found In Texas
2013-04-05 08:13:38

The genus Megachile is a cosmopolitan group of solitary bees, often called leafcutter bees. This is one of the largest genera of bees, with well over 1,500 species in over 50 subgenera. A new species, Megachile chomskyi, has been found only in Texas

Infant Speech Recognition More Advanced
2012-07-18 07:41:43

According to researchers from New York University, an infant’s ability to recognize speech is more advanced that previously understood.

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2008-02-28 12:50:00

An area of the brain involved in the planning and production of spoken and signed language in humans plays a similar role in chimpanzee communication, researchers report online on February 28th in the journal Current Biology, a publication of Cell Press.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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