How can we get more doctors using better data?
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Analyzing electronic data from many doctors' experiences with many patients, we can move ever closer to answering the age-old question: what is truly best for each patient?
Your mobile number is all a hacker needs to read your texts, listen to your calls and even track your whereabouts.
Mobile phones have many benefits. But they can also interrupt classes and distract pupils.
More pupils in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa are taking smartphones to school. These can be useful learning tools – or terrible distractions.
Whatsapp has become the most popular way to share maps and information, because it's encrypted.
We should fret less about what teenagers do with their phones, and spend more time talking to them about what the digital, connected future holds for them.
Don’t worry, we’ve seen no rise in rates of brain cancer since we started using mobile phones.
Earlier this year, Australia saw a whirlwind tour from the electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones alarmist Devra Davis. Davis is an international champion of the belief that populations bathed in…
Rabies rates are rising in Africa.
New initiative with old handsets halves rates of the disease in southern Tanzania – and is being applied to other conditions, too.
Many mobile phone users now text, or intently perform some other function on their phone, while walking.
Banning pedestrians from using their phones seems a natural extension of the prohibition against mobile phone use while driving.
New research shows young men are more likely to make friends but women tend to have the strongest friendships.
Insecurity by design, as the FBI or UK government would have it, is pouring petrol on an already raging fire.
In the age of the smartphone, it's often hard to switch off after work. Here's how employment law can help.
It would be a waste, and environmental hazard, to see them thrown in the bin.
There are precious, and toxic, minerals in our old mobile phones. Far better to recycle them than dump them in the trash.
There is no firm evidence that mobile phone radiation causes us harm.
ABC's Catalyst episode "Wi-Fried" claimed that mobile phones and Wi-Fi might be a cancer risk, but the leading experts are not so convinced.
What do students miss when they access the Internet only through mobile devices?
A third of families living below poverty level access the Internet only through their phones. And young people from these families get access to few learning opportunities.
Changes have not just been about bulk.
The next generation of mobile technology, 5G, is not all hype. History shows there have been big developments between past mobile generations.
Even inventive companies have their day.
Motorola brought to market many features of mobile phones we take for granted, but it wasn't enough.
No signal in a city or on a train? Here’s why.
Moving from microwave to millimetre wave wireless would see base station costs fall and bring an end to drop-outs and dead-zones.
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It happened before, it could happen again: Ofcom's 200% price hike could stifle UK telecoms investment and pass costs on to customers.
How many phones does one person need?
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Mobile operators' business models mean millions of phones are sat around unused.
What should be school policy when it comes to mobile phones?
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Researchers have found that allowing use of mobile phones in schools harms low-achieving and low-income students the most.