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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 December 9, 2013

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Tongue-controlled wheelchair steered with magnetic piercing

A magnetic tongue stud is used in concert with a headset to allow the wearer to steer a wheelchair just by moving their tongue inside their mouth.

By November 28, 2013

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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 November 25, 2013

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Language 'time machine' a Rosetta stone for lost tongues

In an attempt to preserve endangered languages, UC Berkeley scientists create a computer program that reconstructs ancient tongues using their modern descendants.

By February 12, 2013

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Siri about to speak in (new) tongues?

Apple puts out ad for person to join the Siri team who is fluent in several languages that Siri currently does not speak.

By November 20, 2012

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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 July 3, 2012

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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 February 21, 2012

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Quicktionary pen scanner reads foreign tongues

Wizcom's Quicktionary TS Premium pen might be handy if you're stuck in a foreign airport with nothing but local magazines you can't read.

By April 4, 2011

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Nokia Android smart phones on the way? CEO sets tongues wagging

Nokia may be planning to launch smart phones that don't use its own Symbian or MeeGo software, judging by comments made by boss Stephen Elop. So, Android or Windows Phone 7?

By January 28, 2011

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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 February 19, 2010