Month

September 2021
In this month’s newsletter: Creating an EMF Protection Standard for South Africa – Finally! The scientific methods are only as effective as the humans using them. They do not automatically lead to progress. A “future home” can have 100 connected devices. Much more at: https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/legal-emf-standards
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Source: https://betweenrockandhardplace.wordpress.com/2021/09/30/full-list-of-topics-and-authors-of-who-rf-emf-systematic-reviews/ Martin Röösli has to be commended for his fairness and openness. Unlike Emilie van Deventer, who lectured me on virtue of patience, Martin Röösli has provided me with not secret link to PROSPERO database (search: RF-EMF) where protocols for all RF-EMF systematic reviews are listed in their fullness. Read more at: https://betweenrockandhardplace.wordpress.com/2021/09/30/full-list-of-topics-and-authors-of-who-rf-emf-systematic-reviews/
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Effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields on flora and fauna, part 1. Rising ambient EMF levels in the environmentB. Blake Levitt, Henry C. Lai, Albert M. Manville. Effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields on flora and fauna, part 1. Rising ambient EMF levels in the environment.  Rev Environ Health. 2021 May 27. doi: 10.1515/reveh-2021-0026 Effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic...
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“The higher the risk for human rights, the stricter the legal requirements for the use of AI technology should be”. — Urgent action needed over artificial intelligence risks to human rights, warned @mbachelet : https://t.co/MSCYeTSpO6 pic.twitter.com/Np4M0G0euB— UN Geneva (@UNGeneva) September 19, 2021 Urgent need for a moratorium on the sale and use of #AI systems...
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Zastko, L., Makinistian, L., Tvarožná, A. et al. Mapping of static magnetic fields near the surface of mobile phones. Sci Rep 11, 19002 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-98083-9 Abstract Whether the use of mobile phones (MP) represents a health hazard is still under debate. As part of the attempts to resolve this uncertainty, there has been an extensive characterization of the electromagnetic fields...
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Maluin SM, Osman K, Jaffar FHF and Ibrahim SF (2021) Effect of Radiation Emitted by Wireless Devices on Male Reproductive Hormones: A Systematic Review. Front. Physiol. 12:732420.doi: 10.3389/fphys.2021.732420 Exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) from various wireless devices has increased dramatically with the advancement of technology. One of the most vulnerable organs to the RF-EMR...
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Francis N, Borniger JC. Cancer as a homeostatic challenge: the role of the hypothalamus. Trends Neurosci. 2021 Sep 21:S0166-2236(21)00167-3. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2021.08.008. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34561122. Abstract The initiation, progression, and metastatic spread of cancer elicits diverse changes in systemic physiology. In this way, cancer represents a novel homeostatic challenge to the host system....
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Yao, Y., Taub, A.B., LeSauter, J. et al. Identification of the suprachiasmatic nucleus venous portal system in the mammalian brain. Nat Commun 12, 5643 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25793-z Abstract There is only one known portal system in the mammalian brain – that of the pituitary gland, first identified in 1933 by Popa and Fielding. Here we describe a second portal pathway in...
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Judith L Kühne, Roy H A van Grunsven, Andreas Jechow, Franz Hölker, Impact of Different Wavelengths of Artificial Light at Night on Phototaxis in Aquatic Insects, Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2021;, icab149, https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icab149 Synopsis The use of artificial light at night (ALAN) is increasing exponentially worldwide and there is growing evidence that ALAN contributes to the decline...
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Source: https://phys.org/news/2021-09-aquatic-insects-sensitive-pollution.html by Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB) Light pollution—too much artificial light in the wrong place at the wrong time is one reason for the decline in insect numbers worldwide. New research from the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) shows that current strategies for reducing the impact of light pollution do not...
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