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Eating softer processed foods changed the position of humans' adult teeth, making it easier to say sounds like "f" and "v," new research suggests.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research suggests that the language you speak may affect how you form memories -- even when the memory has nothing to do with words.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A better understanding of how humans detect different voices may help design better voice recognition software.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Studies show the answer is complicated.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A neuroscientist explains how music is the language of emotion.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

A new technique prints tiny middle ear bones for a perfect fit.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

New theory views lullabies as a signal to babies that parents are giving all they can.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Canadians are changing how they say words -- and so are many Americans.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Singing is not just emotion -- it is motion as well. But how far do the vocal cords crawl in a single operatic performance?

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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