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“How AI Fails Us,” Divya Siddarth, Daron Acemoglu, Danielle Allen, Kate Crawford, James Evans, Michael Jordan, E. Glen Weyl (December 1, 2021). The dominant vision of artificial intelligence imagines a future of large-scale autonomous systems outperforminghumans in an increasing range of fields. This “actually existing AI” vision misconstrues intelligence as autonomousrather than social and relational. It is both unproductive...
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Stam R. Occupational exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. Ind Health. 2021 Nov 16. doi: 10.2486/indhealth.2021-0129. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34789598. Abstract High exposures to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF EMF) are possible in workplaces involving sources used for broadcasting, telecommunication, security and identification, remote sensing and the heating and drying of goods. A systematic literature...
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Format: Book Describes the scientific and cultural value of the sky Illustrates the environmental damage of excess light Explains the relationship between astronomy and space technology Introduction This book takes a close look at our relationship with the sky, the stars, light and darkness. In particular, it examines how light pollution has interfered with the...
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Syposz, M., Padget, O., Willis, J. et al. Avoidance of different durations, colours and intensities of artificial light by adult seabirds. Sci Rep 11, 18941 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-97986-x Abstract There is increasing evidence for impacts of light pollution on the physiology and behaviour of wild animals. Nocturnally active Procellariiform seabirds are often found grounded in areas polluted by light and struggle...
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Nassan, M., Videnovic, A. Circadian rhythms in neurodegenerative disorders. Nat Rev Neurol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-021-00577-7 In this Review, the authors discuss the alterations to the circadian system that occur in movement (Parkinson disease and Huntington disease) and cognitive (Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia) neurodegenerative disorders and provide directions for future investigations in this field. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41582-021-00577-7
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Wong SY, Wei Y, Mouritsen H, Solov’yov IA, Hore PJ. Cryptochrome magnetoreception: four tryptophans could be better than three. J R Soc Interface. 2021 Nov;18(184):20210601. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2021.0601. Epub 2021 Nov 10. PMID: 34753309. Abstract The biophysical mechanism of the magnetic compass sensor in migratory songbirds is thought to involve photo-induced radical pairs formed in cryptochrome...
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Sławiński G, Sławińska M, Usarek Z, et al. Electromagnetic Field Associated With Dermoscope Magnets May Affect the Safety of Cardiac Implanted Electronic Devices Patients. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2021;8:757032. Published 2021 Oct 14. doi:10.3389/fcvm.2021.757032 Abstract Dermoscopy is currently used as an auxiliary tool in general dermatology. Since some commercially available dermoscopes have built-in magnets, electromagnetic interference (EMI)...
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Hassan, H.J.; Hashim, S.; Abu Hanifah, N.Z.H.; Ghoshal, S.K.; Sanusi, M.S.M.; Binti Suhailin, F.H.; Abdul Hadi, M.F.R.; Tahar, R.M.; Bradley, D.A. Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials in Bracelets and Necklaces: Radiological Risk Evaluation. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 11170. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182111170 Abstract A particular category of jewelry is one involving bracelets and necklaces that are deliberately made...
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Nash, T.R., Chow, E.S., Law, A.D. et al. Daily blue-light exposure shortens lifespan and causes brain neurodegeneration in Drosophila. npj Aging Mech Dis 5, 8 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41514-019-0038-6 Abstract Light is necessary for life, but prolonged exposure to artificial light is a matter of increasing health concern. Humans are exposed to increased amounts of light in the blue spectrum produced by light-emitting...
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Muhamad Syazwan Faid, Mohd Nawawi, M. S. A. ., & Mohd Paidi Norman. (2021). Issue Of Sustainability On Light Pollution From The Perspective Of Maqasid Shariah. Journal of Fatwa Management and Research, 26(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.33102/jfatwa.vol26no2.390 ABSTRACT In the growing tension of discussing human development, sustainability is endorsed as the answer to providing a just and balanced resolution....
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