Electricity & Life
From GHNThis article is a stub. Please help expand the article by using the edit tab. Luigi Galvani, in Bologna, observed dissected frogs' legs convulse when touched by metal scissors: once was during a thunderstorm, once when an electrostatic generator was nearby. His 1791 announcement that electrical energy was intrinsic to animal muscle influenced Volta.
See also: Galvani and the Frankenstein Story