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BERLIN, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) — German Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Svenja Schulze inaugurated a new government center on Wednesday to which citizens can turn with their health questions regarding the radiation of mobile networks and electricity grids. The minister stressed that digitization and the transition to renewable energies were “crucial...
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Press Release The BfS wishes to further investigate indications of possible effects Year of issue 2019 Date 2019.12.06 Some animal and plant species can perceive electric or magnetic fields. Although limited effects on plants and animals have been observed in some laboratory and field studies, there is still no scientific proof of a risk to plants or animals posed by electromagnetic fields below...
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International Workshop on the causes of childhood leukemia General Information Unexplained findings from epidemiological studies in two different areas of radiation protection prompted the German Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) to intensify the research on the etiology of childhood leukemia: (i) the increased incidence of childhood leukemia near nuclear power plants and (ii) the...
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Translated from German: Since Friday, new 5G-enabled mobile phones are expected at the International Consumer Electronics Fair (IFA) in Berlin. The new mobile radio standard links many positive expectations. At the same time, however, concerns about possible health risks are also expressed. In a press release, the Federal Office for Radiation Protection in Salzgitter provides comprehensive information on...
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