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11 January 2021 The Authority continues to note media reports with regards to the deployment of the Fifth-Generation (5G) technologies and infrastructure and its purported relation to the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Authority would like to urge all South Africans not to be swayed by these conspiracy theories that are hell-bent on bringing...
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Source: TCI Magazine, official publication of the TREE CARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION https://tcimag.tcia.org/tree-care/beware-the-dangers-from-am-radio-and-5g-transmission-sites/ by RICK HOWLAND As if tree care isn’t dangerous enough, there’s an increasing safety threat that hasn’t yet gotten much attention – radio waves. Radio waves are everywhere, and have been since the dawn of the universe. Man-made ones have been around for more...
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Source: https://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2021/01/ntia-pentagon-move-tackle-5g-interoperability-complexities/171291/ By BRANDI VINCENT JANUARY 8, 2021 The aim would be to accelerate the production of an “open 5G stack ecosystem.” The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants feedback on the potential of a new “5G Challenge” it may create to promote interoperability in the burgeoning realm—and support the Defense Department’s ongoing military...
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A genome-wide microRNA screen identifies the microRNA-183/96/182 cluster as a modulator of circadian rhythms. Lili Zhou, Caitlyn Miller, Loren J. Miraglia, Angelica Romero, Ludovic S. Mure, Satchidananda Panda, Steve A. Kay Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jan 2021, 118 (1) e2020454118; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2020454118 Significance Although miRNAs are emerging as important regulators of diverse physiological and pathological processes, our knowledge of their potential role in regulation of circadian rhythms is still limited. We...
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Murgatroyd, M, Bouten, W, Amar, A. A predictive model for improving placement of wind turbines to minimise collision risk potential for a large soaring raptor. J Appl Ecol. 2020; 00: 1– 12. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13799 Win-win for wind energy and eagles 06 January 2021 By BES Press Office Researchers create new tool that allows wind turbine developers to minimise risk of collisions with eagles. The findings...
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ScienceDaily, 5 January 2021. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210105104832.htm First direct observation of magnetic field affecting autofluorescence of flavins in living cells. Summary: New research shows how X-Men villain Magneto’s super powers could really work. Researchers have made the first observations of biological magnetoreception – live, unaltered cells responding to a magnetic field in real time. This discovery is...
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Source https://www.satellitetoday.com/broadband/2021/01/04/viasat-requests-fcc-look-into-environmental-impact-of-spacexs-starlink-constellation/ By Rachel Jewett | January 4, 2021 Viasat has taken issue with SpaceX’s request to lower the orbital altitude of its Starlink satellite constellation, and requested the FCC to prepare an environmental impact statement on Starlink.  In an FCC filing on Dec. 22, Viasat outlined its environmental concerns with Starlink and with SpaceX’s request to relocate the satellites to...
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Zeng X, Xu C, Xu X, Zhang Y, Huang Y, Huo X. Elevated lead levels in relation to low serum neuropeptide Y and adverse behavioral effects in preschool children with e-waste exposure. Chemosphere. 2020 Dec 21;269:129380. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.129380. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33383249. Abstract As a neurotoxicant, lead (Pb) primarily affects central nervous system,...
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Source: https://www.abiresearch.com/press/tech-trends-that-wont-happen-in-2021-environmentally-friendly-5g-explainable-ai-mainstream-virtual-reality-and-wi-fi-6e-to-name-a-few/ ABI Research’s 2021 Trend Report identifies the 37 key technology trends that will deliver in 2021 – and the 31 that will not Oyster Bay, New York – 01 Dec 2020 As 2020 finally winds down, predictions abound on the technology advancements and innovations expected in the year ahead. However, several highly anticipated...
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Source: https://www.consultancy.uk/news/26481/global-telecom-industry-takes-31-billion-hit-due-to-covid-19 05 January 2021 Consultancy.uk The Covid-19 pandemic has dented a major blow to the global telecoms industry, wiping off £31 billion in revenues according to a new study from Analysys Mason. While the outlook for 2021 is better, spurred by booming activity in the connectivity and remote working segment, it will take the industry...
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