Swim At Your Own Risk: Magnetic Fields

Friday, May 12, 2006

Magnetic Fields

A New Jersey inventor was awarded the grand prize in the International Smart Gear Competition for an investion that could save the lives of thousands of sharks a year. Shark's have the ability to detect magnetic fields as a way to protect them. The device involves magnets which are placed on fishing lines to repel certain shark species so they don't die acidentally on the lines. Will this work if I attach it to my swim trunks?

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