April 2016

Issue 9: Words

To say that words are important is a vast understatement, we all know that. So it follows that science has a lot to say about words, and vice versa. This month we're peering into language, speech and writing, while considering how unborn babies hear us talk, how fiction changes our brain, why English is the dominant language in science, the debate over the word 'planet,' and a lot more.

Cover illustration by Kayla Oliver. Theme by Michael Vagg.







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