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Cell phone radiation and cancer in rats – Experts reaction

John Kerr posted in on May 30th, 2016.

A new report detailing an increase in tumours in male rats exposed to cell phone radiation has been widely reported in international media. The study, undertaken by the US National Toxicology Program, reports ‘low incidence’ of two types of tumors in the brains and hearts of male rats exposed to cell phone radiation. The research […]

Dom Post: NZ keeps the lid on radioactivity

Peter Griffin posted in on April 16th, 2010.

Kate Chapman writes in the Dominion Post about the various uses of nuclear material in New Zealand, from medical therapy to some smoke alarms. Other industries which use non-ionising radiation in New Zealand include agriculture, research and education. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Natural background radiation was the largest contributor to radiation levels in […]

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