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C'mon radio, let's do the twist

Wave innovation might dramatically increase bandwidth, researcher says

3:38pm, July 27, 2011

Broadcasting live from Italy: a new twist on radio that could pack more information into the airwaves.

Scientists have demonstrated a way to mold radio waves into spirals that could allow multiple radio stations to broadcast at the same frequency. Two waves with different shapes can carry different information without overlapping or interferi

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