Indian-origin man writes British PM's speech

 A writer of Indian-origin wrote the speech on tackling Islamic extremism and "the failures of integration" that British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered recently.

How parrots can 'talk' like humans finally unveiled
How parrots can 'talk' like humans finally unveiled

 Researchers have uncovered key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain the birds' unparalleled ability to imitate sounds and human speech.

Obama gives touching speech at funeral of Biden's son

 US President Barack Obama delivered a heartfelt eulogy at the deeply emotional funeral of Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, who died a week ago of brain cancer. He was 46.

Kanye West's inspiring graduation speech
Kanye West's inspiring graduation speech

Rapper Kanye West spoke to graduates at Los Angeles Trade Technical College and dished out some hard-earned advice.

Natalie Portman relives 'dark moments' at Harvard in speech
Natalie Portman relives 'dark moments' at Harvard in speech

Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman returned to her alma mater and recalled how she had to prove herself as a worthy student while attending Harvard University.

When depression strikes, all sounds seem similar

As per a new research, individuals with elevated depressive symptoms have difficulty perceiving all categories of speech, rather than displaying a selective bias towards sad speech.

McConaughey gives out valuable life advice during a speech
McConaughey gives out valuable life advice during a speech

Matthew McConaughey has got personal while delivering the commencement speech at the University of Houston.

New device to improve speech and image recognition

A team of US researchers has created a memory device that can greatly improve speech and image recognition.

Here's how our 'smart' brains separate ability to talk and write

 A new study has revealed how the brain separates our ability to talk and write.

How our brain decodes sound
How our brain decodes sound

In an interesting discovery, scientists have found that when we hear a sound, neurons fire in sync with the rhythmic structure of the sound, exactly encoding its original structure in the timing of spikes.

Farmer's suicide: How sorry is Kejriwal after all?

Kejriwal had earlier in the day expressed regret over continuing with his speech even after Gajendra had committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree during an AAP rally.

Sorry for making speech after farmer's suicide, says Arvind Kejriwal

AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in an interview to news agency ANI says sorry for making speech after farmer's suicide.

New super-fast MRI technique unveils how we sing

Washington; In order to sing or speak, around one hundred muscles in our chest, neck, jaw, tongue and lips must work together to produce sound, say scientists who used a new super-fast MRI technique to capture the mechanism.

Visual cues in music can help express emotions better than speech

A new study has demonstrated that facial expressions are more important to convey emotions in music than in speech.

Jon Bon Jovi to give speech at University graduation
Jon Bon Jovi to give speech at University graduation

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi will give a speech at a US college graduation ceremony next month.

Yemen Shiite chief calls for mobilisation

The head of Yemen`s Shiite Huthi militia on Sunday urged his supporters to mobilise for an anti-Islamist offensive in the south of the strife-torn country.

If I can remove my ego, there's hope for everyone: Kanye West
If I can remove my ego, there's hope for everyone: Kanye West

Rapper Kanye West admits he used to be egoistic in the past and feels if he can drop the sense of self-conceit, it will not be a big deal for anyone else to follow suit.

BBV: PM Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Opposition during Parliament speech and says 'India first' is only religion of his government.

Brain's seat of speech shuts down when we talk
Brain's seat of speech shuts down when we talk

A brain area, long recognised as the command centre for human speech, actually shuts down when we talk, scientists have found.

Brain goes silent when we talk loud

The part of the brain identified as the command centre for human speech does not actually work when we speak loudly, a study reveals.