Blind people use echoes to detect matter: Study

Blind people use echoes to detect multiple properties of objects through areas of the brain associated with vision, new study says.

Mouth, tongue exercises can curb your noisy 'snores'

To all the nose noise makers of the night! A new study has found that you can control your snores with help of mouth and tongue exercises.

Cricket World Cup: Indian fan sacrifices tongue seeking divine intervention
Cricket World Cup: Indian fan sacrifices tongue seeking divine intervention

Fanaticism drove an Indian cricket fan to the extremes during India's semi-final defeat to Australia, according to reports.

Cara Delevingne sticks out her tongue at Kim K for a magazine's new cover
Cara Delevingne sticks out her tongue at Kim K for a magazine's new cover

Cara Delevingne and Kim Kardashian recently made the cover of Love magazine where the model looks like she's about to lick the reality TV star.

`Rottweiler` Queiroz muzzled over Asian Cup referees
`Rottweiler` Queiroz muzzled over Asian Cup referees

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz bit his tongue about Asian Cup referees on Wednesday under the watchful eye of tournament organisers following his outburst earlier this week.

Simple new 'tongue test system' to help diagnose diseases in remotest parts of India

A new 'tongue test system' has been recently developed to help diagnose diseases in remotest parts of India.

How brain perceives taste
How brain perceives taste

A new study has helped researchers discover the longstanding secret behind how human brain perceives taste.

Fat tongue linked to sleep apnea risk

Obese adults with a significantly larger tongue and higher percentage of fat are more likely to develop obstructive sleep apnea than others, says a study.

Taste buds can taste carbohydrates: Study

Everyone knows that the tongue has five senses i.e sweet ,sour, salty, savory and bitter tastes. But scientists now believe that we have one more sense that our tongue can differentiate, i.e. it allows us to perceive carbohydrates.

Brain rescues your tongue while chewing

Ever wondered why you do not bite your tongue even when you do not pay attention to your chewing?

Bumpiness of tongue not linked to having more taste buds: Study

Supertasters are the minority the population who have a heightened sense of taste - particularly for bitter compounds - and for many years scientists have linked the trait with the number of "fungiform papillae" or sensory bumps on the tongue.

Tongue speaks volumes about hygiene, health

It wasn`t long ago that singer Cher advised pop sensation Miley Cyrus not to stick her tongue out if it`s coated, which is certainly not visually appealing. Experts say the tongue`s condition speaks volume about one`s hygiene consciousness and also reveals one`s health status.

How tongue detects high salt concentrations

Findings from a new study could serve as a springboard for the development of taste modulators to help control the appetite for a high-salt diet and reduce the ill effects of too much sodium, say researchers.

Teenager bites off tongue of youth who tried to rape her in UP

Giving full vent to her anger a teenage girl bit off the tongue of a youth, who allegedly tried to rape her in Bhartana area of the district.

Youth slits tongue, offers it to deity

Driven by superstitions, a
16-year-old youth cut his tounge and offered it to a deity in
Masauli area here, police said.

Spinal-injury patients can now operate computer

A wireless device helps people with severe spinal injuries operate a computer by simply by moving their tongues.

Discovery of how we taste salt could save lives

A scientific discovery on how our mouths taste salt could save thousands of lives each year.

Energy drinks start their kick on touching your tongue

Energy drinks starting their " kick work" as soon as they touch your tongue, concludes a new study.

Energy drinks start their kick on touching your tongue

Energy drinks starting their " kick work" as soon as they touch your tongue, concludes a new study.

Tongue piercing ‘can cause tooth gaps’

‘Playing’ with a pierced-tongue stud can eventually result in a gap.