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Spotlight on mobility

The complexity in patterns of human mobility, migration and communication has been difficult to unpack. Researchers have now come up with a simple theory that captures the intricacy of such phenomena. See Letter p.96

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Figure 1: Human-mobility pattern in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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