Children Mutate, GameBoy Blamed

Perhaps the author just saw some really impressive blisters…

Source - The Observer (thanks to David Ellis)

Handheld technologies are responsible for physical mutation in the under-25s according to a drastic-sounding new survey quoted by The Observer yesterday. The study conducted by the Cybernetic Culture Research Unit at Warwick University shows how youngsters in nine cities around the world are now the proud owners of overly muscled and dexterous thumbs, a physical anomaly which the report claims is caused by the regular use of mobile phones, GameBoys and computers.

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