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December 2019
Comment by EMFSA: The transition to 5G is no different than the transition from 3G to 4G in as much as the earlier technology will be heavily relied upon as a backup to the new technology. 4G will still be around at least until the late 2020’s as a backup to 5G.
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Apple, Google, Tesla and Microsoft are among firms named in a lawsuit seeking damages over deaths and injuries of child miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The case has been filed by the International Rights Advocates on behalf of 14 Congolese families. They accuse the companies of knowing that cobalt used in their products...
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Credit for slide:  Dr Erica Mallery Blythe, London 5G Conference, EM Radiation Research Trust
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Crawford, Kate, Roel Dobbe, Theodora Dryer, Genevieve Fried, Ben Green, Elizabeth Kaziunas, Amba Kak, Varoon Mathur, Erin McElroy, Andrea Nill Sánchez, Deborah Raji, Joy Lisi Rankin, Rashida Richardson, Jason Schultz, Sarah Myers West, and Meredith Whittaker. AI Now 2019 Report . New York: AI Now Institute, 2019, https://ainowinstitute.org/AI_Now_2019_Report.html . Extract: 2.4 AI and the Climate...
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Press Release The BfS wishes to further investigate indications of possible effects Year of issue 2019 Date 2019.12.06 Some animal and plant species can perceive electric or magnetic fields. Although limited effects on plants and animals have been observed in some laboratory and field studies, there is still no scientific proof of a risk to plants or animals posed by electromagnetic fields below...
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Sohn, S., Rees, P., Wildridge, B. et al. Prevalence of problematic smartphone usage and associated mental health outcomes amongst children and young people: a systematic review, meta-analysis and GRADE of the evidence. BMC Psychiatry 19, 356 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12888-019-2350-x Abstract Background Over the past decade, smartphone use has become widespread amongst today’s children and young people (CYP) which parallels increases in...
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Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine (TJEM) 2019 Volume 248 Issue 3 Pages 169-179 https://doi.org/10.1620/tjem.248.169 Abstract Extensive use of Wi-Fi has contributed to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) pollution in environment. Various studies have been conducted to evaluate the effect of RF-EMR emitted by Wi-Fi transmitter on male reproduction health. However, there are conflicting findings between studies....
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Pathophysiology. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0928-4680(19)30043-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pathophys.2019.11.003. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract AIM: Epilepsy is a common brain disorder in which the seizures could cause a neuronal loss in the hippocampus. Oxidative stress has an important role in the pathology of epilepsy. Some studies indicate that Wi-Fi increases oxidative stress and suppresses antioxidant systems. The aim...
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Med Pr. 2019 Nov 29. pii: 114069. doi: 10.13075/mp.5893.00867. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract There is an ongoing discussion about electromagnetic hazards in the context of the new wireless communication technology – the fifth generation (5G) standard. Concerns about safety and health hazards resulting from the influence of the electromagnetic field (EMF) emitted by the designed...
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Electromagnetic Radiation Safety https://www.saferemr.com/2019/12/ December 9, 2019  In a major victory for consumer rights and public health, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a free speech challenge filed by the CTIA–The Wireless Association against the City of Berkeley‘s”cell phone right to know law.” Thus, the ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that the law is constitutional enables the...
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