Should We Be Concerned that These Plants Won’t Grow Next to Wi-Fi Routers?

A group of high school students in Denmark wanted to figure out why they didn’t sleep very well when they kept their smartphones near their beds, so they decided to do a little experiment. The students were trying to find out what effect the microwave radiation could have on living organisms, and discovered something terrifying: Their plants wouldn’t grow near a Wi-Fi router.

Because they didn’t have the equipment to measure brain waves, for their experiment, the students placed groups of seeds in two rooms, one of which contained a Wi-Fi router (a device that gives off similar radiation as a phone). After 12 days, the seeds in the router-less room bloomed into lush greenery, and the Wi-Fi exposed ones shriveled into brown, dead foreboding signs of what our technology is capable of. Some of the seeds were even mutated. They then repeated the tests, and got the exact same results. Some professional scientists were so intrigue by the experiments, they are going to try and replicate it at an actual lab. We’re no scientists, but this can’t be good …

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