A professor of wireless communications explains the origins of cellular networks and how they evolved into today's 5G networks.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Tracking mobility of individuals offers hints of whether a problem is rising or falling.
June 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Mobile health apps, teleconferencing with experts and thoughtfully designed educational platforms can all help families during the chaotic and confusing early years.
March 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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Crashes caused by distracted drivers are believed to have been the biggest cause of a 14 percent rise in traffic fatalities since 2014. The Harvard Chan School’s Center for Health Communication is mounting an anti-distracted driving campaign this fall to make headway against a problem that has proven resistant to change despite efforts by government, insurance companies, carmakers and others. The Gazette spoke to the center’s director, Jay Winsten.
July 2, 2019 • ~13 min
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