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Offline StereoChemist

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you know how they've said that cellphone radiation can be bad and pausibly cause cancer?  Is this a concern with wireless computers that we sit with on our laps for hours?  Is the radiation that comes into a wirless computer of the frequency that can cause bodily harm?
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No. And if you're worried about this because of the recent popular youtube video of popcorn being popped with 4 mobile phones don't worry, that was a hoax.
 

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Can radiation from computers (such as wireless) be harmful?
« Reply #2 on: 13/06/2008 13:00:40 »
Thermal radiation, a.k.a. heat, from laptop computers could reduce male fertility...

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Men who use laptop computers could be unwittingly damaging their fertility, experts believe.
Balancing it on the lap increases the temperature of the scrotum which is known to have a negative effect on sperm production, researchers found.

Coupled with the rising popularity of these computers - about 150m people use them worldwide - much more research is needed say the US authors.

The State University of New York findings appear in Human Reproduction
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4078895.stm
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Can radiation from computers (such as wireless) be harmful?
« Reply #3 on: 13/06/2008 14:42:20 »
so could hot baths.
 

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