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Expert reaction to study looking at weak radiofrequency electromagnetic fields and the circadian clock of the German cockroach

8 monthes ago   |   By Science Media Centre

A study, published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, reports that electromagnetic fields have an impact on the internal clocks of German cockroaches.
Dr John O'Neill, Research Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, said:
“I'm quite surprised this paper made it through peer review. The central claim is that “ We observed that static magnetic fields slow down the cockroach clock rhythm under dim UV light ”. Looking at their analysis results however, the authors in fact observe that constant UV and green light slow down cockroach circadian rhythms, whereas magnetic...
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