Warning, Your Cell Phone May Be Hazardous To Your Health: Gear + Gadgets: GQ

Posted: March 6, 2013 in Uncategorized
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I knew cell phones were bad, but had no idea that they were this bad:

In a study published in 1975 in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Frey reported that microwaves pulsed at certain modulations could induce “leakage” in the barrier between the circulatory system and the brain. Breaching the blood-brain barrier is a serious matter: It means the brain’s environment, which needs to be extremely stable for nerve cells to function properly, can be perturbed in all kinds of dangerous ways. Frey’s method was rather simple: He injected a fluorescent dye into the circulatory system of white rats, then swept the ­microwave frequencies across their bodies. In a matter of minutes, the dye had leached into the confines of the rats’ brains.

via Warning, Your Cell Phone May Be Hazardous To Your Health: Gear + Gadgets: GQ.

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