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Schuermann, D.; Mevissen, M. Manmade Electromagnetic Fields and Oxidative Stress—Biological Effects and Consequences for Health. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22, 3772. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22073772 Abstract Concomitant with the ever-expanding use of electrical appliances and mobile communication systems, public and occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) in the extremely-low-frequency and radiofrequency range has become a widely debated environmental risk factor...
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Image: SpaceX on Unsplash Our March 2021 Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/satellite-webinar-april “For the Safer Use of Technology”
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Goldberg, R.F., Vandenberg, L.N. The science of spin: targeted strategies to manufacture doubt with detrimental effects on environmental and public health. Environ Health 20, 33 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-021-00723-0 Abstract Background Numerous groups, such as the tobacco industry, have deliberately altered and misrepresented knowable facts and empirical evidence to promote an agenda, often for monetary benefit, with consequences for environmental...
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Shawna M. Nadybal, Timothy W. Collins, Sara E. Grineski, Light pollution inequities in the continental United States: A distributive environmental justice analysis, Environmental Research, Volume 189, 2020, 109959, ISSN 0013-9351, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.109959.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935120308549) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S001393 Abstract Excessive exposure to ambient light at night is a well-documented hazard to human health, yet analysts have not examined it from an...
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Professor Tom Butler, University of Cork (An extended working paper) AbstractDigital wireless technologies increasingly employ radiofrequency non-ionizing radiation (NIR/RFR) for wireless communication. Early wireless technology innovation focused on military, aviation, and telecommunication applications, such as radar and microwave communications. However, the 1980s saw the rollout of commercial consumer-oriented wireless cellular telecommunications systems. While concerns on...
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2021, Clinical Practice Guidelines for Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) – Proceedings from a Symposium on the Impacts of Wireless Technology on Health Abstract Electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) is explicitly recognized as a disability in many nations. However, individuals with EHS who make disability claims often are not accommodated by employers or service providers and tend to have...
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Source: Clovers Law https://clovers.law/it/blog/2020/10/27/pomzej6aer99qib3epmgk4iqpy5i3d Auto-translated from Italian Matteo Molesti – Partner We are celebrating the undoubted positive aspects linked to the use of this amazing new technology, to be applied in many different and heterogeneous fields of application, nevertheless we know that the introduction of fifth generation mobile telephony will give rise to new scenarios...
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Mansell, R., & Plantin, J.-C. (2020). Urban futures with 5G: British press reporting. London School of Economics and Political Science, June. eprints.lse.ac.uk/105801/ ISBN 978-1-909890-65-7 http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/105801/1/Urban_Futures_with_5G_RM_JCP_2020_small.pdf Front cover: image courtesy of Peter Schrank, schrankartoons.com Quotes from the conclusion: “The press covers security and data control issues but not in a waythat is likely to inform citizens...
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Maidstone R, Turner J, Vetter C, et alNight shift work is associated with an increased risk of asthmaThorax Published Online First: 16 November 2020. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215218 Respiratory epidemiologyOriginal research Abstract Introduction  Shift work causes misalignment between internal circadian time and the external light/dark cycle and is associated with metabolic disorders and cancer. Approximately 20% of the working population in industrialised countries work permanent or...
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Translated from German, original article at: https://www.dhbw-stuttgart.de/artikel/esof-online-session-zur-zukunftsentwicklung-europaeischer-staedte/ 22.09.2020 The “European Science Open Forum (ESOF)”, one of the largest European conferences on science and politics, took place in Trieste/Italy in early September. The DHBW Stuttgart was represented with an online panel discussion on the topic of “Smart EcoDigital Cities and Regions – Challenges and solutions for...
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