Spread of Transeurasian languages was due to agriculture

New linguistic analysis finds Dravidian language family is approximately 4,500 years old

The 'myth' of language history: Languages do not share a single history

Scandinavia's earliest farmers exchanged terminology with Indo-Europeans

Listen to a 6,000+ Year Old Language

'Anumeric' people: What happens when a language has no words for numbers?

Linguist's 'big data' research supports waves of migration into the Americas

Rescuing a Language : Iskonawa

Reintegrate the science of language

Larger set of translations may shed light on an idiosyncratic Amazonian language

Does meaning structure unite languages?

Phylogenetic analyses suggests fairy tales are much older than thought

Turn-taking in communication may be more ancient than language

Linguistic construction called the "verb second constraint" could explain how people acquire language

Universal patterns for the "repair" of human communication discovered

Concept of high numbers varied over time in indigenous Australian languages

People worldwide—even nomads in Tanzania—think of colors the same way

- Finding iconicity in spoken languages

Des chercheurs affirment avoir trouvé un «langage universel»

Key element of human language discovered in bird babble

- Tracing languages back to their earliest common ancestor through sound shifts

- Turkic language family time depth: 204BC

- New insights into origins of the world's languages

Strong (?) linguistic and archaeological evidence for steppe Indo-Europeans

Tonal languages require humidity

Probing the deep history of human genes and language

- Orangutans crack consonants and vowels to shed new light on the evolution of human speech

- Linguistic methods uncover sophisticated meanings, monkey dialects

Landmark archive of 10 million Gaelic words launched

Learn to Make Stone-Age Tools to Help Study the Origins of Language

- Study reveals insights into the evolution of languages

The ABC's of animal speech: Not so random after all

- Indo-Europeans preceded Finno-Ugrians in Finland and Estonia

Nepali language the successor of Sanskrit

Human language builds on birdsong and speech forms of other primates

A statistical comparison of written language and non-linguistic symbol systems

Researchers found that words that signal problems with understanding are similar across languages

Grammatical structures as a window into the past

Linguist Recreates Proto-Indo-European Language

Why is language unique to humans?

New signs of language surface in mystery Voynich text

New language discovery reveals linguistic insights

Geographic context may have shaped sounds of different languages

Linguist study finds core group of words has survived for 15,000 years

- Roots of language in human and bird biology

- Ancient languages reconstructed by computer program

There really are 50 Eskimo words for ‘snow’

English is a Scandinavian language

Catalan: a language that has survived against the odds

Theory: Music underlies language acquisition

Ancient relations between language families

Family Tree of Languages Has Roots in Anatolia

Amazonie (Brésil) : the anumeric language of Piraha people

Out of Africa? Data fail to support language origin in Africa

Goat kids can develop accents

Analysis of 2,135 of the world’s known languages traces evolution of human communication

- Dating the world's language families

Origine commune des langues