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  • Karl Richter wird Achtzig – Karl Richter Turns Eighty

    Karl Richter wird Achtzig – Karl Richter Turns Eighty

    Karl Richter, Literaturwissenschaftler und Vorstand der Kompetenzinitiative, wird Achtzig. – From 1973 to 2002, he was professor for New German Philology and Literary Studies at Saarland University. In 2001, he was awarded the Golden Medal of the Goethe Society. Since 2007, he has been cofounder and president of the Competence Initiative …

     
  • New tree and plant studies of international research

    New tree and plant studies of international research

    Two new international studies attract attention: Science of the Total Environment 572 (2016) publishes an article Radiofrequency radiation injures trees around mobile phone base stations by Alfonso Balmori-de la Puente, Alfonso Balmori, Helmut Breunig and Cornelia Waldmann-Selsam. Flora 223 (2016) presents The effect of the non ionizing radiation on cultivated plants of Arabidopsis thaliana (Col.) by Aikaterina L. Stefi, Lukas H. Margaritis, Nikolaos S. Christodoulakis …

     
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  • Report BioEM 2016

    Report BioEM 2016

    Dariusz Leszczynski reports for the Pandora Foundation and Competence Initiative from the BioEM 2016 in Ghent, Belgium on June 5-10, 2016. Hot topic: the NTP study. The most anticipated event was the last moment addition of the presentation of the US NIEHS National Toxicology Program study on effects of cellphone radiation in rats and mice …

     
  • Report from the Science & Wireless 2015

    Report from the Science & Wireless 2015

    Dariusz Leszczynski and Kirsti Leszczynski report for Stiftung Pandora and Kompetenzinitiative on the Science & Wireless 2015. The event was hosted at the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, on Dec 8, 2015. The report of the two authors provides a critical picture …

     
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  • Big Data: A Paradigm Shift in Education

    Big Data: A Paradigm Shift in Education

    Peter Hensinger analyzes in umwelt – medizin – gesellschaft (3/2015) the impact of big data on the young generation. The technical revolution brings a wealth of medical and socio-political, social and psychological challenges …

     
  • BioEM 2015: Report by Dariusz Leszczynski

    BioEM 2015: Report by Dariusz Leszczynski

    Just as last year, Dariusz Leszczynski attended the annual BioEM meeting with support from the Pandora Foundation and the Competence Initiative. His current critical report gives an insight into the conference …

     
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  • White Zones in Germany?

    White Zones in Germany?

    In Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 20 / 2015 Bernd Irmfrid Budzinski and Wilfried Kühling discuss ‘White zones’ for Germany and ask: unrealistic or required by law?

     
  • Parliament of South Tyrol Reconfirms Precautionary Principle

    Parliament of South Tyrol Reconfirms Precautionary Principle

    State Parliament of South Tyrol (Landtag Südtirol): In a decision from 10 June 2015, a responsible implementation of Wi-Fi and cell phone networks as well as RF radiation exposure guidelines has been announced …

     
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  • International Scientists Appeal

    International Scientists Appeal

    Scientists call for Protection from Non-ionizing EMF Exposure. Scientific basis: Numerous recent scientific publications have shown that EMF affects living organism at levels well below most international and national guidelines …

     
  • One step forward, two steps back

    One step forward, two steps back

    At the EU institutional level, there is a process in motion that perfectly reflects the usual contradictory pattern of national and international wireless communication policies—and it goes mostly unnoticed by the European public. The Competence Initiative e.V. takes a stand regarding this process, which, in our opinion, jeopardizes the attainment of a sustainable health and environmental policy for Europe …

     
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Aktuell

  • 15 April

    Wissenschaft im Interessenkonflikt

    In unserem aktuellen Newsletter: Science & Wireless 2016: Wissenschaft im Interessenkonflikt – Juristischer Streit: Industrienahe vs. unabhängige Forschung – USA, David Carpenter: Think about health risks – UK, BBC: Can […]

     
 

Statements zur Situation

  • Auf der Grundlage unserer eigenen Forschung und nach einer Literaturübersicht sollen RF-EMF Emissionen von Funktelefonen als kanzerogen für den Menschen betrachtet werden … Derzeitige Expositionsrichtlinien müssen dringend revidiert werden …

     

    Prof. Dr. Lennart Hardell, Langzeitrisiken des Mobil- und Kommunikationsfunks ,2014