Nuclear Expert: Tritium in Fukushima Wastewater ‘Very Dangerous, Causes ‘Genetic Damage’

“”It gets inside you easily. It exchanges with normal hydrogen, sometimes it becomes organically (covalently) bound. It causes genetic damage at tiny conventional doses (calculated using the energy per unit mass, joule/kg formula of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, employed by the IAEA),” said Busby.” As Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant operator the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has reportedly … Continue reading

Weird ‘Alien’ Ecosystem Emerges in Abandoned Uranium Mine

“This place, it turns out, is as alien as anything you might find in a science-fiction movie.” by T.K. Randall via unexplained-mysteries Strange life forms have been found thriving in an environment that’s totally inhospitable to almost everything else. When it comes to environments conducive to life, the interior of the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and … Continue reading

Honey in jar with wooden honey dipper, liquid honey.
Study Indicates Nuclear Fallout in U.S. Honey Decades after Bomb Tests

The study, he says, shows that the fallout “is still out there and disguising itself as a major nutrient.” By Nikk Ogasavia Science Magazine Headline Image Credit & Caption:© ARX0NT/ISTOCK Flowering plants can transfer radiocesium from soils to honey bees, who can then concentrate the contaminant in honey. Fallout from nuclear bomb tests in the 1950s and ’60s is showing … Continue reading

Clouds of Radioactive Dust From Sahara Hits Parts of France

Just another of the consequences of human arrogance. by Nikita Folomov via Sputniknews Past nuclear tests carried out by France in the Algerian desert are now coming back to haunt Europe. Radioactive Saharan dust has been passing over France since February, the Association for Control of Radioactivity in the West reported. Nuage de sable du #Sahara : une pollution radioactive … Continue reading

Chernobyl Fungus Could Shield Astronauts from Cosmic Radiation

Stephen Johnson Big Think A recent study tested how well the fungi species Cladosporium sphaerospermum blocked cosmic radiation aboard the International Space Station. When astronauts return to the moon or travel to Mars, how will they shield themselves against high levels of cosmic radiation? A recent experiment aboard the International Space Station suggests a surprising solution: a radiation-eating fungus, which … Continue reading

Species of Tardigrade Absorbs Lethal UV Radiation and Emits Blue Light

I suspect Tardigrades may have originated from outside of Earth, read and see what you think. via The Guardian: Nicola Davis The Guardian They might be tiny creatures with a comical appearance, but tardigrades are one of life’s great survivors. Now scientists say they have found a new species boasting an unexpected piece of armour: a protective fluorescent shield. Also … Continue reading

Mysterious Radiation Spike Detected over Parts of Northern Europe

“22 /23 June 2020, RN IMS station SEP63 Sweden detected 3isotopes; Cs-134, Cs-137 & Ru-103 associated w/Nuclear fission at higher than usual levels (but not harmful for human health). The possible source region in the 72h preceding detection is shown in orange on the map.” A mysterious radiation spike has been reported over parts of Northern Europe. Calculations made by … Continue reading

Radiation-Eating Fungi Are Thriving On The Walls Of Chernobyl’s Reactors

Amazing how much we’ve yet to learn, here we have organism that is able to not just live, but THRIVE in a highly irradiated environment! via IFL Science: From the bubbling hot springs of Yellowstone to the ultra-sterile rooms used to build spacecraft, there’s scarcely a place on Earth where life hasn’t, somehow, managed to survive and even thrive. “Life, … Continue reading

US Nuclear Tomb in Pacific Reportedly Threatens to Unleash Radioactive Nightmare

A US Energy Department Contractor warned that the massive concrete dome full of radioactive waste, located on a Marshallese atoll, may be “vulnerable to leakage and the sustained impacts of storm surge and sea level rise.” A massive concrete dome located on the Marshall Islands is now at risk of becoming the site of a terrible nuclear disaster, the Los … Continue reading

Air Travel Brings Health Risks From Radiation Exposure – Is It Worth It?

This past April, business traveler Tom Stuker became the world’s most frequent flyer, logging 18,000,000 miles of air travel on United Airlines over the last 14 years. That’s a lot of time up in the air. If Stuker’s traveling behaviors are typical of other business flyers, he may have eaten 6,500 inflight meals, drunk 5,250 alcoholic beverages, watched thousands of … Continue reading

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