Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Honey May Protect Computer Users

Honey Makes Computers Safe
Russia-Infocenter, 5/8/2007

Natural honey eliminates hazardous effect of computer radiation on a living organism, claims young scientist from Russian city of Ufa.

Young genius, who attends secondary school, has tested honey affecting consequences of staying near computers on fruit flies (Drosophilla melanogaster). Flies, males and females separately, were kept near computer for about six hours and received food with or without honey.

Insects, which ate honey and were exposed to computer radiation, produced four-times more baby flies than insects, which didn’t eat honey and were exposed to computer radiation. Control group, which received no honey and wasn’t exposed to hazardous radiation showed even higher fertility than honey-fed flies…

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