April 11, 2011

Do Plants Generate Magnetic Fields?

University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Berkeley


UC-Berkeley

Searching for magnetic fields produced by plants may sound as wacky as trying to prove the existence of telekinesis or extrasensory perception, but physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, are seriously looking for biomagnetism in plants using some of the most sensitive magnetic detectors available.

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