Where science and big money collide…

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Where science and big money collide, we enter a strange “twilight zone” of science politics, where various methods are applied to neutralize “inconvenient” science. One of the examples of such collision between science and big money is presented in, as … Continue reading

WHO Environmental Health Criteria: A brief update

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At the BioEM2016, I had a brief discussion with Eric van Rongen, about the status of the Environmental Health Criteria (EHC). This is what I learned: Task Group to evaluate science: recruitment is ongoing. The group will consist of some … Continue reading

False claims of the study published in PLoS ONE – immediate retraction is needed

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On January 13, 2016, was published in the journal PLoS ONE an article “Anthropogenic Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields Elicit Neuropathic Pain in an Amputation Model” by Bryan Black, Rafael Granja-Vazquez, Benjamin R. Johnston, Erick Jones, and Mario Romero-Ortega. Claims made by … Continue reading

‘Danish Cohort’ and the unwillingness of the Editors of the BMJ to act responsibly

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Reading the commentary in the British ‘Nature‘: “A tragedy of errors: Mistakes in peer-reviewed papers are easy to find but hard to fix” by David B. Allison, Andrew W. Brown, Brandon J. George, and Kathryn A. Kaiser, reminded me of … Continue reading

Days 4 & 5 of the BioEM2014: some new ideas and many old attitudes

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…social media sharing buttons are at the end of the post… The fourth day of BioEM2014 had a very interesting plenary lecture on “Staying in Shape: Membrane Voltage as a Master Regulator of Tissue Shape during Regeneration” presented by Wendy … Continue reading

Peter Wiedemann responds to my post on the ‘Letter to the Editor’

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In one of my previous blogs I criticized recently published in journal Bioelectromagnetics ‘Letter to the Editor’. Later on, the ‘Letter to the Editor’ was also vigorously debated in discussion of BioEM2014 Cape Town group on LinkedIn. My opinion about … Continue reading

Very problematic SCENIHR Report

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I just finished reading the 2013 SCENIHR Report and got an overwhelming feeling of the utmost desperation. Evaluation of the scientific evidence is being distorted and SCENIHR provides an aura of “legitimacy” to this distortion. SCENIHR report has over 200 … Continue reading