How to think about the risks of mobile phones and Wi-Fi

Experts need to talk about uncertainty as well as simple fact. The rise and fall of the controversy over the safety of mobile phones offers some useful lessons. The US Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein has come under fire for supposedly ‘anti-science’ statements relating to the risks of vaccines, genetically modified crops and electromagnetic fields from …

RT America released the film Wi-Fi Refugees today and it is being viewed by millions all over the world

Wi-Fi Refugees. Nowhere to run: Electrosensitive people try to escape wireless technology Although these people are sick, their illness is difficult to diagnose, and it’s even harder to convince others that it actually exists. Their symptoms include cluster headaches, nausea, chronic fatigue, a burning sensation on the skin, and a metallic taste in the mouth. …

Wi-Fi on Airplanes: How Much RF Radiation?

Amy O’Hair investigates just how much wi-fi radiation is on a Southwest Airlines flight.  She’s using a cornet meter. She finds out- its too much!  (For wi-fi safety testing humans are compared to sacks of potatoes.) One solution: Ask the airlines for a device free zone on the plane, away from the routers. Alaska Airlines …