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Chimpanzee asks people to free him at Wales Zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A chimpanzee has been filmed at Wales’s zoo asking to be freed from its enclosure. Visitors to the zoo took a video of this unusual request and ... Read more...

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Deaf quicker at catching body language


January 13th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Deaf people who rely on sign language are quicker at catching on to body language than people with normal hearing, reveals a study. The latest study ... Read more...

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Gaga to learn sign language


June 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Lady Gaga has decided to learn sign language to communicate with her hearing-impaired fans.Thesun.co.uk reports that Gaga has been inspired to take up American sign language ... Read more...

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Sign language users read words and see signs at the same time


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that people fluent in sign language may simultaneously keep words and signs in their minds as they read.Judith Kroll, at the ... Read more...

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Sundance Film Festival: Science Documentary Revivifies Questions Related To Language, Humans …


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: In the catalog of the films to be displayed at this year's Sundance Film Festival (SFF), is a documentary of the genre of science that revolves around a trailblazing ape ... Read more...

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Soon, deaf people to use sign language on cell phones to talk


August 17th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): University of Washington engineers are developing a tool which would be able to transmit American Sign Language over U.S. cellular networks."This is the first study of how deaf ... Read more...

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NASA astronaut sends first message in sign language from space station


July 24th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): For the first time, NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson has sent a message in American Sign Language (ASL) from the International Space Station to the deaf community.In the ... Read more...

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All languages are created in the same brain areas


February 27th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Be it American Sign Language or English, language is created in the same areas of the brain, claim scientists.Karen Emmorey, a professor of speech language at San Diego ... Read more...

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Here’s why we have those tip-of-the-tongue moments


February 27th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 27 (ANI): Remember scratching your head when you couldn't recall the word you intended to use and it kept hanging at the tip of your tongue but never came out? ... Read more...

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Now deaf people can talk on cellphones using sign language


December 6th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Scientists have created cell phones that allow deaf people to communicate in sign language - the same way hearing people use phones to talk."We completely take cell phones ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why that word is on the tip of your tongue?


June 9th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Why is it that people, especially those bilinguals, often have tip-of-the-tongue experiences in which words suddenly and perplexingly go missing only to reappear seconds or minutes later? Well, ... Read more...

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Sign language over cell phones now possible in US


August 23rd, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) A Washington University team has developed a software that enables deaf or hard-of-hearing Americans to use sign language over a mobile phone video link. The real-time video communication ... Read more...

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Now, a software to allow the deaf to speak over their mobiles


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a software that enables deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals to use sign language over a mobile phone.UW engineers got ... Read more...

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