After lengthy discussions with a citizen with Morgellons, Carnicom received carefully packaged fiber samples from this person for study. The subject has provided numerous samples to a medical doctor in the past but no specific response, descriptions, photos or analysis have apparently been provided in return. One of the goals of this paper is to provide the reader with a sense of scale of these fibers, and to show a progression from the original materials as they exist from the body to the highest magnification possible with Carnicom’s equipment. Initial photographs of the filaments show little detail, but are shown also with control photographs of hair and blood cells to give a sense of scale and measurement. Further higher power microscope images show that the fibers have a much more complicated internal structure than was discernible at low magnification. These additional images appear to show innumerable sub-fibers inside the major filament. Of particular concern is that in one of the photographs of greater translucency, internal, much smaller structures of elliptical form exist. This begins to strongly suggest a biological nature to the fibers. The last major discovery by observation at this point is what appears to a "budding" structure of some sort. These structures contain two further components within. The first of these are spherical or elliptical structures at the micron level within an encasing, translucent shell. In addition, innumerable fibers at the sub-micron level emerge from the budding structure.
A series of highly unusual reports of red rain falling in parts of India starting in 2001 and lasting roughly two months prompted Clifford Carnicom to try to contact university members at the Mahatma Ghandi University in that country. Both attempts at contacting the University failed as undeliverable. This paper contains a link to an article describing the red particles contained in the red rain itself, as well as work done by Godfrey Louis and A. Santhosh Kumar, who wrote papers about this topic of red rain. Various attempts at explaining how these particles got into the rain are discussed, with some scientists believing a previous meteor shower could have deposited the particles in the atmosphere, which is called panspermia. As far as the particles themselves, they have the following intriguing, yet alarming, characteristics ascribed to them: These particles have much similarity with biological (red blood) cells though they are devoid of DNA. The particles can grow if placed in extreme heat and reproduce, even though the particles seem to lack a nucleus and DNA for reproduction. The particles look like one-celled organisms and are about 4 to 10 thousandths of a millimeter wide, somewhat larger than typical bacteria. Even after storage in the original rainwater at room temperature without any preservative for about four years, no decay or discoloration of the particles could be found.
Recent work indicates the very real possibility of sources for interference in the metabolism of the potassium ion within the human body (potassium levels that are too low in the body may present medical difficulties such as heart failure, fatigue, muscular weakness and depression). This interference is based upon the detection of continuous and apparently artificial ELF (Extremely Low Frequency) propagation at 4Hz multiples. The fifth harmonic of this radiation, detected at 20Hz, corresponds to the cyclotronic frequency of the potassium ion in the mid latitude ranges of the globe. Readers are referred to a previous Carnicom article on this topic titled ’POTASSIUM INTERFERENCE IS EXPECTED’ (dated May 15, 2005), and to the work of Dr. Robert Becker for additional information on this subject. Upon further inquiry by Clifford Carnicom on the attempt to increase potassium levels in the diet has revealed some unexpected findings. It might be considered reasonable for an individual to seek out a potassium supplement, in addition to the investigation of changes in the diet. Such a search has been conducted by Carnicom...upon examining all potassium supplements at the local health food store, regardless of brand, Clifford soon noticed that no products were available that provided a level of potassium greater than 3% of the recommended daily allowance for potassium.
It is shown within this report that the potassium ion is specifically expected to incur biological interference within people over large regions of the earth's surface. This is due to the fact that the fifth harmonic of the ELF that has been repeatedly measured over a period of several years corresponds to the cyclotronic resonant frequency of potassium. This fifth harmonic, along with numerous other harmonics is a regular component of the ELF radiation that under measurement at this time. This expected interference, albeit intentional or not, can be shown to exist based upon the principles and physics of cyclotronic resonance, a phenomenon well established in classical electromagnetic theory. The emphasis in this report is upon the potassium ion, which is of fundamental importance to human health. Although there are additional ions which deserve discussion at a later point, the primary ranking of potassium in human biology is of special concern. Additional discussion on this page outlines the definition of cyclotronic resonance, as well as a mathematical model for determining the atomic number for an element (in this case potassium) that is affected by a particular cyclotronic frequency. And though such unique combinations, such as in this case with potassium, are not common, they do occur. They are of concern with respect to human biological function and interference, as these ions will absorb energy and can lead to the disruption of cellular ion exchange processes.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI), associated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has recently demonstrated a heightened interest in the research materials being made available on the carnicom.com website. This interest appears to correlate with a recent presentation on the topic of atmospheric tests conducted for the presence of mold, found at the previous Carnicom paper titled ATMOSPHERIC MOLD IS ABUNDANT (dated March 14, 2003). The mission statement for the Joint Genome Institute (JGI) is attached on this page, and a link to the JGI microbial genomic programs information is included as well.
Further testing of ground fiber samples previously collected and analyzed (see papers titled AEROSOL GROUND SAMPLES) revealed biological components in the fibers - numerous red blood cells, white blood cells, and unidentified cell types have been found in the ground samples. The red blood cells, readily visible after being subjected to immersion oil, appear to possibly be of a freeze dried or desiccated nature. Numerous pictures from the microscope video show these biological as well as unidentified components. The surfaces of the cells appear to be modified in some way, but electron microscopy will likely be required to establish further detail.