Evidence gathered in recent years shows that some ancient narratives contain remarkably reliable records of real events.
A recent study suggests they’ve got the voice but not the brains.
Language exerts a powerful influence on our perceptions of the world. Looking closely at the way we use words can reveal deep-seated cultural biases.
Andean cultures developed a mysterious form of writing that has never been deciphered. Scientists are teaming with locals to solve the enigma.
Far from being "the rude language of the mountains," the diversity of Appalachian dialects reveals a complex history of cultural change.
Nonhuman primates clearly do more than just screech meaningless sounds at each other, but what are the limits of their communication?