27 May '16, 4pm

Cellphone Radiation Linked to Cancer in Major Rat Study

Results of the largest, most expensive animal study on the link between cellphones and cancer are in. And the link is positive—weak, but positive. The much-anticipated two-year study led by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) has found low incidences of brain and heart tumors in male rats that were exposed to the radio frequency radiation commonly emitted by cellphones. Exposed rats had higher rates of two malignant cancers: glioma of the brain and schwannoma of the nerves in the heart. But none of the unexposed control rats developed them. And these brain and heart tumors are similar to the ones found in previous epidemiological studies of cellphone use, the NTP report states, so “these findings appear to support the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) conclusions regarding the possible carcinogenic potential of” radiofrequency radiation. In 2011, the IAR...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/ethics/c...

Tweets

Cellphone Radiation Linked to Cancer in Major R...

spectrum.ieee.org 01 Jun '16, 4pm

Results of the largest, most expensive animal study on the link between cellphones and cancer are in. And the link is posi...

Landmark Federal Study Links Cell Phone Radiation to Brain Cancer

Landmark Federal Study Links Cell Phone Radiati...

ecowatch.com 31 May '16, 3pm

The research found that male rats exposed to radio-frequency (RF) radiation had a greater chance of being diagnosed with a...

A finding by SolarCity and the NRDC rebuts claims that net metering benefits only solar customers: #greenintersects

A finding by SolarCity and the NRDC rebuts clai...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 27 May '16, 9am

A ruling last year in Nevada reducing reimbursement rates for owners of grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) Generation of electric...

Enrolment at some elite JCs show education can spawn inequality: Study

Enrolment at some elite JCs show education can ...

todayonline.com 27 May '16, 3pm

SINGAPORE — Females and non-Malays are likelier to enrol in elite junior colleges (JCs), particularly those located in wea...

Superweeds & resistant bugs are creating a major agricultural problem. Learn more:

Superweeds & resistant bugs are creating a majo...

organicconsumers.org 27 May '16, 1am

Superweeds and toxin resistant pests have been created by GM farming, according to a landmark study. New research from the...

Johnson & Johnson insists baby powder is safe, despite cancer lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson insists baby powder is safe, ...

treehugger.com 25 May '16, 2pm

Some say baby powder is carcinogenic, others say it's not. Either way, why mess around with a questionable product that is...

Boeing's KC-46 Tanker Will Miss Major Deadline

Boeing's KC-46 Tanker Will Miss Major Deadline

defensenews.com 27 May '16, 6pm

“Throughout KC-46 development the Air Force remained cautiously optimistic that Boeing would quickly address these issues ...