Science Media Centre

Science Media Centre

In the News

WiFi in schools safe – report

John Kerr posted in on March 21st, 2014.

Wifi radiofrequency fields in schools do not pose a health risk to children or staff, with exposures many thousands of times lower than the relevant standard, according to a new report from the Ministry of Health. The report, Snapshot Study: WiFi in Schools, was released by the Ministry on Thursday, and presents the results of […]

Continue reading “WiFi in schools safe – report

Experts respond: asthma and exposure to magnetic fields

John Kerr posted in on August 2nd, 2011.

A new study has suggested that exposure to  magnetic fields during pregnancy may be linked to asthma in children. However, experts are urging caution in the interpretation of the research. The research, published today in Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, details a prospective study that recorded magnetic field exposure in pregnant mothers and subsequently […]

Copyright 2016 Science Media Centre (New Zealand)

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy