Earth's Magnetism & Life
The Earth is surrounded by a magnetosphere, to the action of which, all the living things on Earth adapted.
Earth’s magnetism is very weak, between 0.3 gauss at the Equator to 0.7 gauss at the Poles.
Researchers discovered magnetic bacteria living in the ponds and lakes, presenting inside their cells a chain of magnetic crystals, and those located in the Northern Hemisphere swim in the direction of the magnetic north, while those from the Southern Hemisphere swim in the direction of the magnetic south.(These bacteria live in environments with poor oxygen supply)......Read ON...http://news.softpedia.com/news/Earth-039-s-Magnetism-and-Life-49050.shtml
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