A Report on Non-Ionizing Radiation

India: Microwave News Article Archive (2004 - )

December 13, 2016

“Induced oxidative stress causes DNA damage in germ cells, which alters cell cycle progression leading to low sperm count in mice.” These changes are reversible (from Assam University, India; open access).

December 11, 2014

“Students using mobile for > 2 hours/day may cause sleep deprivation and day sleepiness affecting cognitive and learning abilities of medical students.” Open access.

February 18, 2014

The advice came from Mike Repacholi, who said, “otherwise mischief mongers will create a scare about unfounded myths.”

December 2, 2013

The banning of towers “is due to sheer ignorance, [Mike] Repacholi told mediapersons.”

October 24, 2012

International Journal of Radiation Biology, by a group at J. Nehru University in New Delhi, led by J. Behari, posted online on October 19, 2012.

August 27, 2012

The Hindu (India), August 27, 2012.

August 15, 2012

Times of India, August 15, 2012. The new limits will be 1/10th the current ones. Also, India will adopt an SAR standard for cell phones like that of the U.S. FCC —1.6 W/Kg, averaged over 1 g.

June 19, 2012

Bloomberg News caught a lot of people by surprise last Friday morning with a story announcing that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would review its rules on radiation exposures from cell phones. As  Bloomberg's Todd Shields pointed out, the move was long overdue: The FCC's current exposure standard was set in 1996.

Just as interesting is a question no one seems to be asking: Why was this in the news?

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