The Science of… “things we don’t know we don’t know”

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During my recent lecture (slides & video) at the Griffith University in in Brisbane, Australia, I quoted Donald Rumsfeld, former US Secretary of Defense. What Rumsfeld said, concerned military issues and the “complexity” of the quote was a material for … Continue reading

Popular Science or… Populist Science?

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On Dec. 19, 2017, the ‘Popular Science’, in its Health section, published a story “Cell phones aren’t a public health risk, no matter what California says. This “possible carcinogen” isn’t going to give you cancer”. Reading this story written by … Continue reading

ICNIRP ‘Jumps the Gun’: The Early Christmas Gift for Telecoms

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On Dec. 7th, 2017, International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), has published a ‘Note on the Revision of the High-Frequency Portion of the ICNIRP 1998 EMF Guidelines’. Revision of the guidelines has been long awaited because the current guidelines … Continue reading

Industry-paid and undisclosed experts nestled in top-echelons of science

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British ‘The Guardian’ revealed in 2006 that, yet again, famous and presumed trustworthy scientist was not so “trustworthy”…  Sir Richard Doll, famous epidemiologist who demonstrated causal link between tobacco and lung cancer, was a consultant for the chemical industry as … Continue reading