REPORT from the BioEM2014

The Annual Meeting of BEMS & EBEA held in Cape Town, South Africa on June 8-13, 2014

prepared by

Dariusz Leszczynski, PhD, DSc

D’Arsonval Award by BEMS

Meeting was opened with decorum – a lecture by Dr. Carl F. Blackman, the 2014 recipient of the D’Arsonval Award, the highest scientific honor that can be bestowed by the Bioelectromagnetics Society. Carl is also not just a scientist who gets this award; he is one of the six original founding members of the Bioelectromagnetics Society.

Carl’s talk, as expected, was easy and entertaining, though it had some somber moments like e.g. remembering US governmental agency allowing him to work on EMF effects, but health effect’s research was off-limits – forbidden.

Carl provided an interesting word of caution concerning research on cells grown in a laboratory. The cells, in order to grow, need to be kept in incubators that upkeep constant temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide levels. All incubators are equipped with […]  >>>