An advanced laser system offering vastly faster data speeds is now ready for linking with spacecraft beyond our planet following a series of crucial ground tests. Later this year, ESA’s observatory in Spain will use the laser to communicate with a NASA Moon orbiter.
Two rats thousands of miles apart have successfully communicated through thought alone to solve a series of problems.
Noise from ships has cut the ability of critically-endangered North Atlantic right whales to communicate with each other by about two-thirds.
A new device can enable people who are completely unable to speak or move to manage unscripted back-and-forth conversation.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has lost contact with Envisat, its flagship Earth-observing satellite.
Communication with the stranded Phobos-Grunt Martian probe is coming and going, following a first successful contact on Tuesday.
Scientists have found a way of communicating with patients who appear to be in a persistent vegetative state, but actually retain consciousness.
Bacteria in the ocean are communicating and cooperating in a phenomenon which could be having a significant impact on the planet's climate.
Materials scientists at the University of Washington have built a transistor that uses protons rather than electrons, in a breakthrough that could allow devices to communicate directly with living things.
The use of social media by various organizations has exploded in the last few years. The problem is that short text-based messages lack a human element the public desires.
A pair of Australian robots have successfully created their own language from scratch and used it to communicate with one another.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have enlisted a specialized "Nao" robot to help teach autistic children.
It's something the etiquette books don't tell you, and Google Translate's not much better either: how do you talk to aliens?
What if there was a car more in tune with its surroundings than a distracted human driver? The answer may lie with a crash warning system that allows cars to communicate with each other and even avoid accidents from up to 900 feet away.
NASA's having another shot at regaining communication with the Mars rover Spirit, bogged down in a Martian crater for the last eighteen months.
Some bacteria grow electrical hair that lets them link up in big biological circuits, possibly communicating and sharing energy.
People with severe disabilities - including so-called locked-in syndrome - have been enabled to communicate with a new device controlled by sniffing.
Google has ended a long-standing "invitation only" policy for its Voice platform. However, the service is still only available to users within the United States.
European scientists have developed the first portable device that allows users to type merely by thinking.