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MIT researchers create world's trickiest tongue twister

According to speech communication scientists from MIT, "pad kid poured curd pulled cod" is the most difficult phrase to spit out. Give it a try.

By Dec. 9, 2013


Tongue electrode lets you taste flavor that isn't there

A team at the National University of Singapore has created an electrode device that sits on the tip of your tongue and simulates the tastes of salty, sweet, bitter, and sour.

By Nov. 25, 2013


Lick this: Tongue-controlled Play-A-Grill MP3 player

A prototype MP3 player gets all up in your grill by transmitting music through your teeth and handing the controls over to your tongue.

By Jul. 3, 2012


Now your tongue can secretly operate a computer, wheelchair

The iPhone-friendly Tongue Drive System employs a retainer embedded with sensors that track a tiny magnet attached to the user's tongue.

By Feb. 21, 2012


Electronic tongue is sensitive to matters of taste

Scientists develop an electronic tongue the size of a business card to identify natural and artificial sweet substances, including 14 common sweeteners.

By Aug. 18, 2009


The sommelier with an electronic tongue (and nose)

scientists are developing electronic tongues and noses to test and taste wines.

By Aug. 6, 2008


Got sleep apnea? Stimulate your tongue

ImThera's new treatment for sleep apnea ditches the bulky masks of yore for a tiny neurostimulator surgically implanted near the tongue, currently being tested in Belgium.

By Feb. 19, 2010


Jenny Lewis, 'Acid Tongue': Free MP3 of the Day

Fresh off a smashing new turn with main squeezes Rilo Kiley, the queen of L.A. gives us more of her countrier solo stuff. Download a free MP3 of "Acid Tongue" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By Sep. 22, 2008


Tech lets tongue drive the PC, wheelchair

Georgia Tech develops technology that would allow people with severe disabilities to operate a wheelchair or computer by moving their tongue. They only need to get as hip as a tongue-pierced punk.

By Aug. 25, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 759: Worms on the tongue

And that, my friends, is how we get you to listen all the way to the end. But in actual news of the day, a judge ordered Google to expose the viewing habits of millions of YouTube users. But it's OK, because only a few people will get to look at them.

By Jul. 3, 2008