AirPod Radiation May Cause Brain Damage, Leading Scientist Warns

Apple says the AirPod satisfies FCC requirements for close-range radiation levels.  But a UC Berkeley scientist is warning that AirPods might result in irreversible brain damage, including an erosion of the blood-brain barrier.

Apple’s W1 wireless chip, a focal point of the updated wireless technology, is housed in the bulbous portion of the AirPod that nestles into the ear canal.  “You are putting a microwave-emitting device next to your brain,” Dr. Joel Moskowitz warned of possible erosion of the blood-brain barrier, which is critical for keeping toxins out of the brain.

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