By James C. Lin (auth.), James C. Lin (eds.)
Hardly any phenomenon within the sleek atmosphere is as ubiquitous as electromagnetic fields and waves. we've got discovered to appreciate the actual features of those strength types, and we have now utilized them in ample how one can beautify our methods of existence and our criteria of dwelling. in addition, we've come to rely on them for healthiness, defense, info, comfOli, and conveyance. except their meant roles, those electromagnetic fields and waves have other results that may impression the actions of residing organisms. the results produced rely on many actual, chemical, and organic elements. they're grossly obvious and visual quickly after publicity of the dwelling organism or they won't seem to have inspired the organism in any respect upon informal exam. Even then, there is sophisticated alterations that are simply detectable upon cautious chemical or microscopic research, or that are obvious basically after a substantial time hold up. however, our knowing of the interplay of electromagnetic fields with residing structures is advancing in quite a lot of topical components. This bi-annual sequence with invited experiences via well-known leaders of their respective specialties, will current growth to this point in key parts of analysis and scholarship. The guiding philosophy of this venture is the presentation of built-in, identified, and confilmed phenomenological observations, easy mechanism of interactions, and functions in biology and medication, in addition to views on present themes of interest.
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