Suit blocks potentially harmful waves from cell phones

The increase in number of people owning cell phones and wireless broadband connections is good news for global communication but there are concerns that the electromagnetic waves involved could be harmful – the International Agency for Research on Cancer describes them as ‘possibly carcinogenic’. With this in mind, we’ve seen a number of efforts to provide protection from the waves, such as wifi-blocking wallpaper from the Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble in France. Now Smuggler, a fashion brand from the country, has developed a men’s suit which does the same.