- Physicists Kill Viruses With Rife's Genius
- NO Credit Given
- Vibrational Medicine - Scientists Destroy
By Blasting Them With Resonant Frequencies
- By David Gutierrez
- (NaturalNews) -- Physicists at Arizona State University
say they have developed a method to calculate the exact frequency that
it would take to shake a virus to death, according to an article published
in the journal Physical Review Letters.
- Researchers have discovered that when viruses are bombarded
with laser pulses of the right frequency, they shake apart. This arises
from an inherent characteristic of all objects called a "resonant
frequency," which is the frequency at which an object naturally vibrates.
- Resonant frequencies are the key to stringed instruments,
in which a string of a certain material, thickness and length has a resonant
frequency that produces a specific musical note. But resonant frequencies
can also cause objects to shake so uncontrollably that their stability
is undermined, as when a wind shook the Tacoma Narrows Bridge at its resonant
frequency in 1940, causing it to collapse.
- Because the shell of a single virus can contain millions
of atoms, it is difficult to calculate a given virus' resonant frequency
except by trial and error. But in the current study, researchers successfully
calculated the resonant frequency of a simple satellite tobacco necrosis
virus. The next step for the researchers is to determine if the same technique
will work for other, more complex viruses.
- Although practical applications are probably a long way
off, vibrational antiviral treatments have a number of benefits over chemical
approaches. First of all, while many antiviral drugs are very harsh on
the body and have dangerous or debilitating side effects, the frequencies
used to disrupt the viruses should have no effect on human or even bacterial
cells, which are much larger and consequently have significantly lower
- In addition, because a resonant frequency is an inherent
characteristic of a virus' makeup, researchers say it is unlikely that
resistance to it could develop.
- Among the obstacles toward creating vibrational antiviral
therapy is the fact that lasers have trouble penetrating the skin. Researchers
have suggested that ultrasound could be used instead, or perhaps a dialysis-type
machine that cycles of blood out of the body, irradiates it, then cycles
it back in.