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Rector of a university in Canada, opposed the "New Technology"

February 26 2006

The other day the rector of one of the smaller universities in Canada, Fred Gilbert forbidden to develop the campus wireless Internet access Wi-Fi technology for fear that electromagnetic fields may affect the health of students and teachers, according to CNN.

In his view, the energy fields associated with wireless technic, plasma screens and even a microwave oven, may increase the risk of cancer, and, until proven otherwise, should not prevent the excessive proliferation of these technologies.

This opinion was the rector, a biologist by training, has caused anger and protests from students, as well as Canadian health authorities, who described his fears to be exaggerated.

Director, Division of Radiation Protection Canadian federal health department, Robert Bradley said scientists are still unable to detect any significant effects of wireless technologies on human health, according to

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