Monthly Archives: January 2013

Myths about radiation risks from cell tower

31 Jan, 2013, 01.15AM IST, Myths about radiation risks from cell tower By K S Parthasarathy “Living in Mumbai is like living in an open microwave oven! The public exposed to EM radiation from cell phone towers is getting cooked!” … Continue reading

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My tryst with atomic energy

My tryst with atomic energy* By Dr K S Parthasarathy I  came to Bombay on 14th August 1963. The crowds at Dadar railway station unnerved me. I saw Mr. P.P.R. Nair – a family friend and my “local guardian”- pacing … Continue reading

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Scary slide on effect of cell tower radiation

In a scary set of slides on the biological effects of cell tower radiation on human body, I found the following gem! “Multiple Resonances- Localized heating- This results in boils, drying up of the fluids around the eyes, brain, joints, … Continue reading

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Dr.Homi Bhabha : a great visionary

Dr Homi Bhabha: a great visionary “THERE are already oral contraceptives known, but they are relatively expensive and required to be used systematically and precisely…. The problem of getting every villager in over 600 thousand villages in India to use … Continue reading

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The expert committee report on communication towers plagiarised

 In an article titled  “Communication towers: expert committee report plagiarised”, (The Hindu, August 30, 2012) Dr R Prasad  wrote that the “Report on possible impacts of communication towers on wildlife including birds and bees,” is a textbook example of how … Continue reading

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Hazards of reading the “Report on Cell Tower Radiation”

Hazards of reading the “Report on Cell Tower Radiation” Prof. Girish Kumar of the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay submitted to the Department of Telecom a document titled “Report on Cell Tower Radiation” . In fact, a senior  journalist … Continue reading

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Is work in a nuclear power plant risky?

Is work in a nuclear power plant risky? A 24 year old who is about to join the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) as a scientific officer, is troubled by what he saw on a TV channel. He is unmarried; … Continue reading

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