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mobile phone

A portable telephone with wireless service from a cellular carrier. See cellphone, smartphone and mobile website.
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About 10 years ago, they showed that cell-phone radiation causes the protective barrier in rats' brains to leak, permitting blood proteins that are normally kept away from brain tissue to contact neurons.
The report provides readers with large numbers of cell-phone appearance drawings and detailed parameters of all kinds of cell-phone appearance designs.
In the experiment, which used cultured human blood-vessel cells, Leszczynski found that the active form of a protein known as heat shock protein 27 increases in abundance when cells are exposed to cell-phone radiation.
However, the committee did compile ample indications that cell-phone emissions can induce biological changes--the health significance of which remains open to interpretation.
Despite greater public approval of the plan, the MBTA remains sensitive to the interests of cell-phone averse travellers.
The urban legend is being fanned by - surprise - an e-mail forward stating people must sign up their cell-phone numbers on the Do Not Call registry by Dec.
While concern over possible cancer risks has dominated public debate of cell-phone safety, until now there have been too few long-term users of the technology to make epidemiological studies practical, notes Feychting.
And new, stricter rules will discourage drivers' cell-phone usage with the threat of possible suspension or termination.
Many teens found new phones in their holiday packages, something that sent parents pouring into cell-phone showrooms earlier this month, trying to get the perfect wireless gifts for their children.
What: An exhibition of cell-phone portraits by art historian Sally Stein projected on screen between feature films Friday and Saturday nights through Dec.
AS concerned as they are about the health and well-being of the populace, Los Angeles City Council members will surely act quickly on the scientific finding that rats suffer long-term memory loss and genetic mutations when making too many long cell-phone calls.
Science is never based on a single study, but I think there should be some concern among cell-phone users,'' said University of Washington bioengineering research professor Henry Lai, whose study will be published next month in the Journal of Bioelectromagnetics.