Urban Trees May Suffer From Wi-Fi Sickness

Urban Trees May Suffer From Wi-Fi Sickness
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A recent study finds Wi-Fi radiation might be harmful to plant life.

Naresh Kumar
  • 23 november 2010

A recent study just found another nemesis to our beloved flora, and this time too, we humans are kind of responsible for it. Conducted by Dutch experts from Wageningen University, the research concluded that Wi-Fi radiation is harmful to trees and can affect their growth, create fissures in their bark and even kill parts of their leaves. The study, which involved 20 ash trees exposed to various kinds of radiations, found that trees subjected to Wi-Fi had several ailment symptoms such as a peculiar shine on their leaves that supposedly indicate their sickness.

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