The "memory of water": an almost deciphered enigma. Dissipative structures in extremely diluted aqueous solutions of the homeopathic medicine


In the last decade, we have dealt with following to pic: is it true, from the physico-chemical point of view, that water treated following the particular p rocedure characteristic to the homeopathic medicines preparation (leading inexorably to system s without any molecule different from the solvent) is a "new water" really "different" from t he initial one? The answer to this question comes out to be positive, unexpectedly in the frame of th e current scientific paradigm, but strongly supported by a plethora of experimental results. Th e used measurement methodologies are well established physico-chemical techniques: flux calor imetry, conductometry, pHmetry and galvanic cell electrodes potential. Moreover, the analysis o f the experimental results vs. the "arrow of time" was astonishingly relevant. In fact, in a totally u nexpected way, the measured physico-chemical parameters are evolving in time. The water solvent exhibits physico-chemical properties experimentally measurable that are largely changing as a function of: the "lived path", the solute previously dissolved, and the time. In particular w e evidenced two new experimental phenomena (both totally unpredicted) that characterise the ho meopathic dilutions: the presence of a maximum in the measured physico-chemical parameters vs. the sa mples age, and their dependence on the volume in which the homeopathic dilution experiments its a geing. All these new experimental results are strongly indicating the presence of an extended and "ordered" dynamics involving the whole liquid water molecules.

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Available from: Vittorio Elia, Nov 22, 2015
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