Hand in hand

Genetics and language are closely connected. Some genes in humans have been essential for the development of complex language.


Saint George and the Dragon

Ancient Greece is the birthplace of western culture, in political organization and philosophy, mathematics or natural history. But even such popular stories as the legend of Saint George, who seems genuinely Catalan, could have originated in Greek mythology. [caption id="attachment_15035" align="alignleft" width="200"] Andromeda freed by Perseus,

Noam Chomsky

Interview with Noam Chomsky

Noam Avram Chomsky turned the field of linguistics upside down in 1957 when Syntactic Structures was published. He argued that the capacity for language acquisition is innate in humans.