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Copper Sticker for Cell Phones Claims to Ward Off (Supposedly Harmful) Electromagnetic Fields

Clarus Transphase Scientific's Q-Link Mini claims to ward off electromagnetic fields from your cell phone, but no one knows if they're actually harmful.

Copper Sticker for Cell Phones Claims to Ward Off (Supposedly Harmful) Electromagnetic Fields

Nowadays, we could all use some good vibes. That's what Q-Link Mini, from a firm called Clarus Transphase Scientific, is banking on. According to Q-Link's Web site, this stick-on copper button for cell phones is for "improved defense" against electromagnetic fields. But are such fields even dangerous? Nobody knows (there's no solid evidence). Will Q-Link save you if they are? Nobody knows (there's no evidence at all). Is it worth $25? If you don't know the answer to that, we can only send some good vibes your way.

A version of this article appeared in the October 2010 issue of Fast Company magazine.

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