The fifth generation of mobile communications technology will see the end of the "cell" as the fundamental building block of communication networks.
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The next generation of photographers will think nothing of taking a camera out of their pocket and releasing it to the skies, like a dove to the wind.
In physics multiple choice papers, the correct answers should follow Benford's law while the other options should not. So can an enterprising student use this to beat the test?
Commuters in Africa, Europe and the US all follow the same fundamental pattern of travel between work and home, confirming a theory first suggested 20 years ago.
Social robots are simpler to interact with than humans, can repeat games with infinite patience and record the data for further study. That's changing the way autistic children learn new skills, say therapists.
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small "seed" group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
Quantum cryptography has only ever been possible between places equipped like quantum optics laboratories. Now physicists have worked out how to do it with handheld mobile devices
A re-analysis of various animal communication datasets reveals the length of the "words" they use and the size of their repertoires
Adolescents with mental health problems are particularly hard for therapists to engage. But a new computer game is providing a healthy conduit for effective communication between them
Galileo could not have built the world’s first astronomical telescope without a revolutionary new theory of optics that he must have kept secret, argue historians of science