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Akron Univ. School of Law

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Thursday, December 9, 2004

Blogger Beware?

According to a story from the Dec. 9 edition of NewScientist.com news service, "[m]en who park a hot computer on their laps for hours every day may be reducing their chances of becoming fathers":

A pilot study of 29 men shows that the combination of the legs-together posture required to balance a laptop, and the heat generated by the processor elevates scrotal temperature by up to 2.8°C during use. . . . A general association between elevated scrotal temperature and lowered fertility is well documented.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/2004/12/blogger_beware.html

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