Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Laptops are obviously designed to be used on the lap – the clue being in the name – but scientists have warned that this could be bad for a man’s sperm if the computer’s WiFi is switched on.
Argentinian researchers made the connection after taking semen samples from 29 healthy men, placing a few drops under a laptop hooked into the internet via WiFi and hitting download.
Four hours later some of the sperm appeared to have been nuked by WiFi radiation.
A quarter of the sperm were no longer swimming around, compared to just 14 per cent from semen samples stored at the same temperature away from the computer.
This article was posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 3:50 am