New Proof That Phone Radiation May Cause Harm- Proven by 9th Graders
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Foreign researchers are extremely excited by a biology experiment performed by 5 9th grade girls.
Researchers from England, Holland and Sweden have shown great interest in the study which took 400 Cress seeds and placed them into 12 trays. They then placed six trays in two rooms at the same temperature. The were given equal amounts of water and sun over a duration of 12 days time, and exposed half of them to mobile wifi radiation.
The concept and testing process, as well as the results have attracted international attention from renowned biologists and radiation experts.
The five girls say the chose the experiment because they found it hard to concentrate during the school day. Behind the experiment are five girls from 9b in Hjallerup School in North Jutland, and it all started because they found it difficult to concentrate during the school day:
“We all think we have experienced difficulty concentrating in school, if we had slept with the phone next to our head, and sometimes also experienced having difficulty sleeping”, explained Lea Nielsen, who is one of the five aspiring researchers.
The school was not equipped to test the effect of mobile phone radiation on them. Therefore, the girls had to find an alternative. And the answer was Cress.
Six trays of seeds were put into a room without radiation, and six trays were put into another room next to two [Wi-Fi] routers. Such routers broadcast the same type of radiation as an ordinary mobile.
Then it was just necessary to wait 12 days, observe, measure, weigh and take pictures along the way. And the result spoke was clear: cress seeds next to the router did not grow, and some of them were even mutated or dead. (emphasis added – Ed.)
“It is truly frightening that there is so much affect, so we were very shocked by the result”, says Lea Nielsen.
The experiment secured the girls the finals in the competition “Young Scientists”, but it was only the beginning. Renowned scientists from England, Holland and Sweden have since shown great interest in the girls’ project so far.
The renowned professor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Olle Johansson, is one of the impressed researchers. He will now repeat the experiment with a Belgian research colleague, Professor Marie-Claire Cammaert at the Université libre de Bruxelles, for the trial, according to him, is absolutely brilliant:
“The girls stayed within the scope of their knowledge, skilfully implemented and developed a very elegant experiment. The wealth of detail and accuracy is exemplary, choosing cress was very intelligent, and I could go on”, he says.
He was fast to send them an invitation to go on the road.
“I sincerely hope that they spend their future professional life researching, because I definitely think they have a natural aptitude for it. Personally, I would love to see these people in my team!”
No mobile by the bed
The five girls from northern Jutland have not yet decided their future careers. They are still very surprised by all the sudden attention.
“It has been such a roller coaster ride. I still cannot believe it”, says Lea Nielsen.
And Mathilde Nielsen added:
“It’s totally overwhelming and exciting. It’s just not something you experience every day”.
But there have also been other consequences of the cress trial, which is quite low-tech in nature.
“None of us sleep with the mobile next to the bed anymore. Either the phone is put far away, or it is put in another room. And the computer is always off”, says Lea Nielsen.
~ And we wondered why off gridders and our grandparents tend to be healthy... it takes a while, but people tend to figure out the reasons in time.