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High Schoolers Made Ingenious Experiment On Dangers Of Wi-Fi Radiation Using Cress Seeds

You probably won’t sleep with the Wi-Fi on ever again after learning how this radiation experiment affected the growth of cress seeds.

People today greatly rely on their mobile phones and the internet for almost everything they do. Even the simplest how-to’s are researched on Youtube or Google through cellular phones. But like experts already warned us before, radiation emitted from our digital devices can take a toll on our health, and now, even Wi-Fi source gadgets were found capable to make us sick.

Most of us probably spend a couple of minutes on the phone before we go to sleep. Health experts declared in the past years that radiation can cause health risks like cancer. But as being stubborn comes as a human nature, we still sleep with our phones beside our heads, neglecting the damaging effects it could give us.

Wi-Fi devices emit radiations as dangerous as those given off by mobile phones.

Wi-Fi devices, commonly the routers, were found to emit equal radiation as the mobile phones. And to give others a solid evidence that it is dangerous, five high school students conducted an experiment on the effects of the technology on our health which they presented on their biology class.

Grade 9 student, Lea Nielsen, gave an overview of their objective saying:

“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.”

Five high schoolers were curious to find out how wi-fi is affecting our health.

Lea and four more of her girl classmates conducted a 12-day experiment on the effects of Wi-Fi radiation by placing routers next to growing cress seeds. They used 400 seeds which they distributed on 12 trays. The trays were divided into two separate rooms with one installed with two routers and none on the other.

The girls maintained the rooms at the same temperature. The seeds were given the same amount of water and sun for 12 days. At the end of their experiment, the girls found the cress seeds next to the routers did not grow with some of them mutated and some died. This clearly showed how Wi-Fi radiation could affect a person’s growth and manifested risks that could lead to deadly results.

Results of the experiment showed the unexposed seeds growing healthy while the exposed seeds died or mutated.

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The experiment gained recognition from researchers hailing from England, Holland, and Sweden. They were greatly amazed at the experimental design that they exclaimed their praise for the five students.

A professor from the Stockholm Karolinska Institute, Olle Johansson was proud of the students’ achievement from the radiation experiment saying:

“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.
I sincerely hope that they spend their future professional life in researching, because I definitely think they have a natural aptitude for it. Personally, I would love to see these people in my team!”

The girls were commended for their original experiment which successfully showed the effects of Wi-Fi radiation on health.

Student Lea concluded:

“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.”

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NASA’s Juno Probe Highlights Jupiter’s Awe-Inspiring Beauty

It appears that the planet has cloud swirls similar to a marbelized art.

Gone are the days when one has to wonder how beautiful Jupiter is. Well, this is thanks to NASA – particularly its Juno spacecraft. The latter just recently completed its eight close flyby of the planet. And as expected, it returned with some of the most stunning images.

This is definitely a huge milestone in the field of science. Juno reportedly came within 2,100 miles (3,400 kilometers) of Jupiter. At first, the data transfer was delayed due to solar conjunction in which the Sun obscured communications in space. Nonetheless, the data came in and scientists at NASA were hard at work processing all information.

The images from Juno included the planet’s storms, poles, different swirling patterns, and a snap of the volcanic moon called Io. Interestingly, the spacecraft is already set for its next close flyby. The space agency revealed that more pictures of the planet’s surface would be acquired from the upcoming mission.

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Intermittent Fasting Key To Longer Life – Harvard

It’s not just helpful when losing weight.

New research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests that manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells — either by fasting or by a genetic manipulation that mimics dietary restriction — may improve health and increase lifespan. The study titled "Dietary Restriction and AMPK Increase Lifespan via Mitochondrial Network and Peroxisome Remodeling" was published online in Cell Metabolism.

The findings shed light on the cells’ declining ability to process energy over time, which leads to aging and age-related diseases. It also investigates how interventions, such as periods of fasting, might promote healthy aging.

The scientists used C. elegans (nematode worms), which live just two weeks, for their lab experiments.

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Astronomers Just Spotted First ‘Mystery Visitor’ From Another Solar System

“We have been waiting for this day for decades,” NASA said. “So far, everything indicates this is likely an interstellar object.”

Just recently, astronomers from all over the globe have been baffled with a new discovery – a mysterious unidentified object has been found passing through our solar system. It remains unclear whether the said object, which has been described by many as “small and fast-moving,” is an asteroid or a comet.

NASA, however, has confirmed that they do not have any idea of its origins and that it isn’t behaving like other local space rocks. So it’s highly likely that it is NOT from our own solar system? Many are inclined to believe so.

Once confirmed, NASA said this discovery would mark “the first interstellar object to be observed and confirmed by astronomers."

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