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Study Linking Cell Phone Use to Cancer Stirs Debate
Tanya Lewis | May 27, 2016
Exposing male rats to nonionizing radiation increased the animals’ risk of brain and heart tumors in a study, but the findings are far from conclusive.
Will Apple’s ResearchKit Change Science?
Bob Grant | Mar 12, 2015
The technology company is launching a new data-sharing platform that it says can make any iPhone user a medical research participant. But the associated ethics are anything but simple.
Measuring DNA with a Smartphone
Jef Akst | Dec 23, 2014
A new microscope attachment can allow smartphone users to take a closer look at fluorescently labeled DNA.
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
Turning cell phones into basic research tools can improve health care in the developing world.
Opinion: Scientific Peer Review in Crisis
Dariusz Leszczynski | Feb 25, 2013
The case of the Danish Cohort
Opinion: Cell Phone Health Risk?
Allan H. Frey | Sep 25, 2012
Security concerns during the Cold War may have led to the generation of misinformation on the physiological effects of microwave radiation from mobile phones.
Electromagnetic Fields Shrink Tumors
Bob Grant | Jan 11, 2012
New research shows that low-intensity fields can inhibit cancer cell proliferation.
Cell Phone Debate Continues
Jef Akst | Jul 6, 2011
Just weeks after the World Health Organization declared that mobile phones may cause cancer, a review of the literature finds no evidence to support the claim.