Important information is often overlooked by ordinary people because facts, as Al Gore observed, are ”inconvenient truths” or they run counter to social practice or company proﬁts.
A scientiﬁc review article by three embattled scientists published by a little-known but reputable scientiﬁc publisher is a case in point. The paper, Real versus Simulated Mobile Phone Exposures in Experimental Studies1, by Dr. Dimitris J. Panagopoulos, Assoc. Prof. Olle Johansson and Dr. George L. Carlo is published by Hindawi Publishing Corp.2 based in Cairo, also publisher of the BioMed Research International journal.
In another paper published a month earlier in June 2015, authors Vincent Larivière, Stephanie Haustein, and Philippe Mongeon of the Université de Montréal entitled, The Oligopoly of Academic Publishers in the Digital Era3, note that ”Combined, the top five most prolific publishers account for more than 50% of all papers published in 2013.” Therefore the growing amount of scientific research is being controlled by a handful of publishers. With fewer opportunities to publish, access to the public is limited and…
About the author
John Weigel is a writer / researcher living in Ireland. He first became interested in the issue of microwave radiation when he witnessed a public protest following 36 deaths of people living and working in the vicinity of a Tetra communications mast in Ronanstown, a working class area of suburban Dublin. In the last year he has visited 8 countries, speaking on the dangers of electromagnetic radiation and was the only writer invited to attend the meeting in Krakow, Poland, in 2016, which outlined the city’s efforts to protect it’s residents.