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Written by Patrizia Toia on 5 December 2019 in Opinion About the author Patrizia Toia (IT, S&D) is vice chair of the Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee The coming of 5G seems to offer huge potential but realising this safely and effectively will require detailed investigation and careful planning. Photo credit: Adobe Stock The diffusion of mobile...
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A federal court has ruled that the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence is an agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act. EPIC has sought to make the activities of the AI Commission open to the public, and EPIC sued the Commission when it ignored EPIC’s FOIA request. In subsequent briefing, EPIC made clear that the Commission is...
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By CNN Philippines Staff Published Dec 3, 2019 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 3) — A lawmaker has filed a bill which seeks to ban the use of electronic gadgets in schools for grades 10 and below. San Jose Del Monte City lone district Rep. Rida Robes has filed House Bill No. 5542 or the “Electronic Gadget-Free...
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Full Title: Proposed Changes in the Commission’s Rules Regarding Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields; Reassessment of Federal Communications Commission Radiofrequency Exposure Limits and Policies Document Type(s): Report and Order, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Memorandum Opinion and Order Bureau(s): Engineering & Technology Description: The Commission has accordingly promulgated rules that set limits for RF exposure and, through the...
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   Press release 3 December 2019 Today the Council adopted conclusions on the significance of 5G to the European economy and the need to mitigate security risks linked to 5G. The conclusions stress that 5G networks will form a part of crucial infrastructure for the maintenance of vital societal and economic functions. The conclusions also support the...
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* Among the topics we discuss in our November 2019 Newsletter: Glioblastoma RFR Carcinogenicity The Precautionary Principle versus the ALARA Principle 5G Research at Bremen University The WHO, UN, ITU and ICNIRP – Important decisions made at the recent ITU congress in Egypt. Videos and podcasts Occupational risks for cell tower antenna workers and maintenance...
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[Johannesburg, South Africa, November 27, 2019] South African mobile data network operator, Rain has launched its intelligent 5G transport network in partnership with Huawei. Transport networks can be thought of as the “neural networks” that connect core networks to services. Rain’s CTO Gustav Schoeman says, “With Huawei’s E2E solutions and new products, our first 5G...
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November 28, 2019 A team of scientists from Jacobs University led by Prof. Alexander Lerchl will examine the effects of 5G on human cells. (Source: Jacobs University) It should enable autonomous driving or smart factories: The introduction of the 5G mobile communications standard in the coming year is associated with high expectations, but also with fears...
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  By Robert Sanders, Media relations| NOVEMBER 25, 2019 An intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cell (ipRGC) as it would appear if you looked at a mouse’s retina through the pupil. The white arrows point to the many different types of cells it networks with: other subtypes of ipRGC cell (red, blue and green) and retinal cells that...
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