Admission test for the degree course in medicine and surgery 2011-2012

Test ministeriali 2011-2012 in lingua inglese per l’accesso alla facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia 2012-2013

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When mobile phones were introduced there were concerns about the microwaves produced and the effects that these could have on the brain, given that phones would be held close to the ear when being used. These concerns have been shown to be mistaken since mobile phones are used for sending text messages far more than for making phone calls. Sending a text message does not require the phone to be anywhere near to the brain so it cannot cause any problems. Which one of the following identifies the flaw in this argument?