Quantcast

Latest Tongue Stories

08d14009678fc893f6310d5923c59ca3
2008-06-02 14:00:00

A toad sits at a pond's edge eyeing a cricket on a blade of grass. In the blink of an eye, the toad snares the insect with its tongue. This deceptively simple, remarkably fast feeding action offers a new look at how muscles work.

8a5d8cf7e067131e5e3e3f19ba360ad1
2008-04-01 15:10:00

If you are struggling to retrieve a word that you are certain is on the tip of your tongue, or trying to perfect a slapshot that will send your puck flying into a hockey net, or if you keep stumbling over the same sequence of notes on the piano, be warned: you might be unconsciously creating a pattern of failure, a new study reveals.

2006-03-09 15:08:44

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It

2005-07-18 18:39:29

The tongue's ability to differentiate between sweet and bitter tastes may reside in the same taste bud cells, a new study reports.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
Related