Biology & Evolution News

Lightning’s electromagnetic fields may have protective properties

Lightning was the main electromagnetic presence in the Earth’s atmosphere long before the invention of electricity. There are some 2,000 thunderstorms active at any given time, so humans and other organisms have been bathed in extremely low frequency (ELF) electromagnetic fields for billions of years. These electromagnetic fields — the result of global lightning activity… Read More

New study a practical step towards a “green” replacement for oil

A new Tel Aviv University study specifies the first yearlong productivity rates of seaweed-borne macroalgae in Israel’s coastal waters, and the surface area required to produce mass quantities of the macroalgae in order to manufacture ethanol, a green alternative to oil. “Oil leads to wars, to pollution, to political dependency, to terrorism,” says Dr. Alexander… Read More