Could Your Phone Hurt You? Electromagnetic Pollution

  • Published on: 07 July 2019
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    Electricity is all around us, all the time. It makes our lives easier, safer, more fun and most of us never think about it. But is there such a thing as too much electricity? Electronic devices emit an electromagnetic field, which is suspected to cause cancer. We read countless sources on this topic to summarize the results of the latest research for you.

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  • Runtime : 8:43
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  • Blueberry Pi
    Blueberry Pi   21 minuts ago

    What is with these keyboards that appear in every Kurzgesagt video?

  • Jeanette Meza
    Jeanette Meza   2 hours ago

    aaaaaa seeing that animation of animal testing is a bit unsettling, shows how amazing this channel animated but oml why do we still experiment like this?

  • 【marking】
    【marking】   1 days ago

    Her Son: Dies from cancerMom: ItS BeCAUsE oF ThAT DAmN PhONe!

  • Hiếu Nguyễn
    Hiếu Nguyễn   1 days ago

    how in the world does he makes those beautiful subtitles?

  • Lerky
    Lerky   2 days ago

    5:31 don’t hug me i’m scared 4 easter egg

  • Doktor Krysa
    Doktor Krysa   2 days ago

    Well crap. All I will be able to think about in the nearest future will be now Porygon.

  • Tobbison
    Tobbison   2 days ago

    6:44 introducing the Iphone Switch!

  • Ahmad Fakhrullah
    Ahmad Fakhrullah   2 days ago

    Didn't expect the clickbait at the end. Great videos Kurzegasgt,but might reconsider having a different kind of sponsors.

  • acegeek
    acegeek   3 days ago

    Having grown up near an electric power substation, me and family have been convinced the powerlines cause cancer. Countless neighbors and several pets developed various types of cancer. Might have been something in the water! But the electrical lines were and easy and visable target.I honestly hope more precise studies are done. Also, individuals being sensitive to electronics is not unheard of. Some people are allergic to sunlight and water, why not something else that's natutal?

  • Tatty 17
    Tatty 17   3 days ago

    La contaminacion por esos cacharros viejos que nadie deberia manejar me causaba nauseas cuando vivia en la ciudad, sean mas concientes viejas locas!

  • Jeremiah Kane
    Jeremiah Kane   3 days ago

    As of yet nobody knows for certain one way or the other is essentially the point.

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    ThirdShift   3 days ago

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  • CyNinja
    CyNinja   3 days ago

    My left eye is blurry

  • S2daUZ
    S2daUZ   4 days ago

    Pretty slick how they just rolled into that add at the end.😑

  • Dhruv Datta
    Dhruv Datta   5 days ago

    most smoothest transition to product placement

  • 이호용
    이호용   5 days ago

    you guys are fukin good at advertising

  • biem games
    biem games   1 weeks ago

    electronics are only bad for jour eyes

  • David Sanders
    David Sanders   1 weeks ago

    When I lay in bed with my laptop on my chest it starts making me feel really strange so I have to take it off

  • Shawn freeman
    Shawn freeman   1 weeks ago

    Every time I fall asleep with my phone in the bed and I wake up with a head ache when it’s under my pillow.