Answering the cellphone-radiation question

2019-03-02 04:15:01

By Caroline Williams and Duncan Graham-Rowe IT STARTED with a Larry King show in 1993. Larry’s guest, widower David Reynard, was suing several phone companies because his wife, who used a cellphone, died of a brain tumour. While the case was eventually dismissed due to lack of scientific evidence, many more followed. By 1998, the number of mobile phone owners had skyrocketed, and the UK’s National Radiation Protection Board was being inundated with calls about the safety of the phones and the masts. Rumours of microwaves frying the brain,