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Original article in German, auto translated. Source: https://crackedlabs.org/daten-arbeitsplatz Which data processing systems are used in companies today? What functions does the software available on the market offer? How do these technologies affect workers? To what extent do they change or strengthen the power imbalance between the company and employees? And where is the journey going? Due to the rapid...
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Sánchez de Miguel, A.; Bennie, J.; Rosenfeld, E.; Dzurjak, S.; Gaston, K.J. First Estimation of Global Trends in Nocturnal Power Emissions Reveals Acceleration of Light Pollution. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 3311. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13163311 Abstract The global spread of artificial light is eroding the natural night-time environment. The estimation of the pattern and rate of growth of light pollution on...
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Di Ciaula A, Bonfrate L, Noviello M, Portincasa P. Thyroid Function: a Target for Endocrine Disruptors, Air Pollution, and Radiofrequencies. Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets. 2021 Sep 8. doi: 10.2174/1871530321666210909115040. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34503436. Abstract Thyroid diseases are progressively increasing, mainly in terms of congenital hypothyroidism, thyroiditis, and childhood thyrotoxicosis. A rapid...
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C. C. M. Kyba, T. Kuester, A. Sánchez de Miguel, K. Baugh, A. Jechow, F. Hölker, J. Bennie, C. D. Elvidge, K. J. Gaston, L. Guanter, Artificially lit surface of Earth at night increasing in radiance and extent. Sci. Adv. 3, e1701528 (2017). Abstract A central aim of the “lighting revolution” (the transition to solid-state...
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Giuliana Rotola, Andrew Williams, ‘Regulatory Context of Conflicting Uses of Outer Space: Astronomy and Satellite Constellations’, (2021), 46, Air and Space Law, Issue 4, pp. 545-568, https://kluwerlawonline.com/journalarticle/Air+and+Space+Law/46.4/AILA2021031 Abstract The freedom of access to outer space has resulted in an exponential increase of objects located in Earth’s orbits. In the coming decade, up to 100,000 satellites...
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Wiltschko, R., Wiltschko, W. The discovery of the use of magnetic navigational information. J Comp Physiol A (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-021-01507-0 Abstract The magnetic field of the Earth provides animals with various kinds of information. Its use as a compass was discovered in the mid-1960s in birds, when it was first met with considerable skepticism, because it initially proved...
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Longitudinal Associations Between Screen Use and Reading in Preschool-Aged Children Brae Anne McArthur, Dillon Browne, Sheila McDonald, Suzanne Tough, Sheri Madigan Pediatrics Jun 2021, 147 (6) e2020011429; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-011429 https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/147/6/e2020011429 Video Abstract https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/147/6/e2020011429 What’s Known on This Subject: Book reading is a critical element of the home environment that promotes school readiness and academic achievement. With increasing use of media devices, longitudinal research is needed to determine if screen use...
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Ilona Merikanto, Laura Kortesoja, Christian Benedict, Frances Chung, Jonathan Cedernaes, Colin A Espie, Charles M Morin, Yves Dauvilliers, Markku Partinen, Luigi De Gennaro, Yun Kwok Wing, Ngan Yin Chan, Yuichi Inoue, Kentaro Matsui, Brigitte Holzinger, Giuseppe Plazzi, Sérgio Arthuro Mota-Rolim, Damien Leger, Thomas Penzel, Bjørn Bjorvatn, Evening-types show highest increase of sleep and mental health...
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Angus C. Burns, Richa Saxena, Céline Vetter, Andrew J.K. Phillips, Jacqueline M. Lane, Sean Cain,Time spent in outdoor light is associated with mood, sleep, and circadian rhythm-related outcomes: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study in over 400,000 UK Biobank participants, Journal of Affective Disorders, 2021, ISSN 0165-0327 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.08.056.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165032721008612) Highlights Greater time in outdoor light was associated...
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Hu C, Zuo H and Li Y (2021) Effects of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Radiation on Neurotransmitters in the Brain. Front. Public Health 9:691880. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.691880 With the rapid development of electronic information in the past 30 years, technical achievements based on electromagnetism have been widely used in various fields pertaining to human production and life. Consequently, electromagnetic radiation...
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