Paul J Karol pk03+ at
Fri Jul 9 09:02:48 EST 1999

Excerpts from netnews.sci.chem: 8-Jul-99 BIOLOGICAL ALCHEMY ! by
rmcelwaine at 

On "proof" of natural fusion...

>                (2) Divide the sample into two groups of equal weight
>                    and number.
>                (3) Sprout one group in distilled water on filter paper
>                    for three or four weeks.
>                (4) Separately incinerate both groups.
>                (5) Weigh the residue from each group.  [The residue of
>                    the sprouted group will usually weigh at least
>                    SEVERAL PERCENT MORE than the other group.]

Pardon my ignorance, but if two carbons fuse to form magnesium, won't
the mass decrease (and by a very small fraction of a percent)?


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