Monday, November 28, 2011

Wifi May Be Nuking Sperm

Between the heat and the radiation from today's electronic devices, testicles would seem to be hard-pressed.

"Our data suggest that the use of a laptop computer wirelessly connected to the internet and positioned near the male reproductive organs may decrease human sperm quality," says the report in the venerable medical journal Fertility and Sterility.

1 comment:

Non Carborundum said...

May have to do more with the heat from the battery than anything else. Do not think that non-ionizing radiation causes such damage. Wavelengths used for communication are on the infra-red side, not ultra-violet.