January 3, 2021

I have placed my laptop on my lap for years while using it. Could it have done permanent damage to me?

Andreas Arnold and Peter Itin from University Hospital – Basel did a study that found some evidence that a hot laptop could lead to skin damage that might develop into skin cancer. Although they said that this is very rare, the risk is still real. In addition, it is a known danger to sperm count to keep an electromagnetic field near the scrotum.  

Answer: Use a lap desk or something to keep the laptop elevated off the lap a bit.  whenever possible, put it on a desk.  

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