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post #21 of 26
Microwaves have more than 1000W of RF(non-ionizing) radiation. If it boils the water in your meat, it will boil your body's blood too.

Cell phones have up to 4W peak transmission power(average 1-2W), and almost omnidirectional.

I don't understand your comparison.
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A 4 watt microwave oven won't boil a damn thing in a person.

It wouldn't even produce much in the way of localized heating. We have circulatory systems filled with blood that are very good at moving around heat.

And yes, you probably could run your 1200w microwave oven with no door and stand next to it, without harm.
Edited by Blameless - 10/24/11 at 11:37am
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post #23 of 26
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Originally Posted by WUZAP View Post
Twenty bucks says the cell phone industry funded at least a part of this study.
Makes perfect sense.

1. The guys responsible for the radio parts know it can't cause cancer, because we know, in general, what causes cancer, and we know that cellphone radiation is too weak to do it (it's not ionizing).
2. They stand to gain from studies proving their claim that phones are harmless.
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I hate it when that happens.
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I would also like to add that the reason a microwave boils water is because of the STANDING WAVES that constructively interfere to SIGNIFICANTLY increase the the heating ability of a microwave. Not to mention that microwaves do not nearly convert 100% of their input power into microwave radiation. Please keep that in mine when doing your faux-10th grade physics to disprove peer reviewed professional studies.
    
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Edit: Understood
Edited by aroc91 - 10/26/11 at 9:33pm
    
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