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May 2018
Dr Morando Soffritti of the Ramazzini Institute spoke on the recent Ramazzini and NTP cell phone animal studies at a conference in the Faroe Islands. He is the former scientific director of the Ramazzini Institute. Slides from Dr Soffritti’s presentation: (slides used here with permission).   Soffritti: The two new studies “should put an end...
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  Scientific Reports volume 8, Article number: 7932 (2018) doi:10.1038/s41598-018-26185-y Abstract Extremely low frequency electromagnetic field (ELF EMF) pollution from overhead powerlines is known to cause biological effects across many phyla, but these effects are poorly understood. Honey bees are important pollinators across the globe and due to their foraging flights are exposed to relatively high levels of...
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Link to podcast article: http://kalw.org/post/nation-investigates-how-big-wireless-made-us-think-cell-phones-are-safe#stream/0 On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the safety of wireless radiation. A new Nation magazine investigation explores how big wireless companies used the same playbook as big oil and big tobacco to deceive the public and create the appearance of scientific uncertainty, while making people think that cell...
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Michael J. Gruber Eva Palmquist Steven Nordin First published: 09 May 2018  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/sjop.12449 Abstract Health problems evoked in the presence of electrical equipment is a concern, calling for better understanding for characteristics of electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) in the general population. The present study investigated demographics, lifestyle factors, frequency and duration, coping strategies, proportion meeting clinical criteria...
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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09553002.2018.1478158   From the study: “The cumulative impact of coherent microwave field in a medium has been convincingly confirmed by the measureable dielectric permittivity of the medium. The described mechanism of microwave field-induced effect confirms that the nature of the effect differs from the thermal effect and that the exposure by microwave radiation can create...
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Sarah Knapton, Science Editor https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/05/17/electromagnetic-radiation-power-lines-phone-masts-poses-credible/ 18 May 2018   Electromagnetic radiation may damage bird’s ability to navigate  Credit: Keith Morris / Alamy Live News  Electromagnetic radiation from power lines, wi-fi, phone masts and broadcast transmitters poses a ‘credible’ threat to wildlife, a new report suggests, as environmentalists warned the 5G roll out could cause greater...
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IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA (WESTERN CAPE DIVISION, CAPE TOWN) TELKOM SA SOC LTD + 1 OTHER AND CITY OF CAPE TOWN – PWC Judgement 10th of May 2018 (a)   The Applicants’ application is dismissed with costs.  The erection of a freestanding base telecommunications station on Erf 80708, 47 Fourth Road, Heathfield, Cape...
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A Notice by the National Institutes of Health on 05/15/2018 SUMMARY: This notice announces the next meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The BSC, a federally chartered, external advisory group composed of scientists from the public and private sectors, will review and provide advice on programmatic activities. The meeting...
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