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Your laptop might make you infertile. For dudes, at least.

Peter Rojas

We've always just assumed we were sterile given the huge electromagnetic field all the gear at Engadget HQ must be bathing us in on a daily basis, but this clinches it: researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook say that actually using your laptop on your lap for extended periods of time could cause an, "increase in scrotal temperature [that] is significant enough to cause changes in sperm parameters," and over the long-term might result in fertility problems. Just be conformist and start working at a desk or get a Lapinator or something.

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