February 10th, 2007

moon

Cell Phones Not Safe

A couple years ago I traded in my cell phone for an internet connection, and I have not regretted that exchange. Part of the reason the cell phone drove me crazy was that I was too easy to reach for my coworkers, essentially putting me "on call" all the time. The other reason is that I started reading about the radiation of the cell phone signal rearranging molecules in our brains, and possibly causing brain cancer. Well here's a new study that makes me worry about my friends who still mainly use a mobile phone. Please minimize your cell phone use! If the side of your head starts to feel warm, it's past time to hang up.

Here's a little about what the cell phone signal does to human neural tissue:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-06/jws-cpe061906.php

Here's the bad news about the most recent research;
http://www.news.com.au/sundaymail/story/0,,21092445-5003419,00.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/01/25/nmobile25.xml