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Ionizing Radiation from Chernobyl and the Fraction of Viable Pollen

Tim Mousseau – latest Chernobyl paper in International Journal of Plant Sciences:

Oct 05, 2016

Pollen viability is an important component of reproductive success, with inviable pollen causing failure of reproduction. 2,528 more words

Radiation

Ionizing Radiation from Chernobyl and the Fraction of Viable Pollen

Tim Mousseau – latest Chernobyl paper in International Journal of Plant Sciences:

Oct 05, 2016

Pollen viability is an important component of reproductive success, with inviable pollen causing failure of reproduction. 2,531 more words

Radiation

Reclaimed Land for Okinawa US Base Filled With Fukushima Radioactive Waste?

According to one of my Japanese contacts,  Ryouichi Kawaguchi,  the Fukushima’s radioactive waste accumulated in Chiba Prefecture is brought to the reclaimed land of Henoko, Okinawa, via Fukuoka. 139 more words

Japan

Modern life is killing our children - 40% increase in childhood cancer!

Sarah Knapton, the science editor of UK’s The Telegraph reported that the cancer rate in young people has risen 40% in 16 years.  She lays the blame on air pollution, pesticides, poor diets and a rise in electrical and magnetic fields. 335 more words

Smart Meters

Most Powerful US Nuclear Reactor Not Working for Months; Special Inspection Report Pending; US NRC Renews License for a Total of 59 Years Anyway | Mining Awareness +

Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station has the most powerful single nuclear reactor in the US, when it’s working, which it isn’t and apparently hasn’t for the last 3 months. 102 more words

General News

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Poison. Cut. Burn.

I can’t sleep.

Tomorrow is the last day. Well technically today since it’s past midnight. But it’s the last day. Last radiation. Last treatment. Hopefully ever. 914 more words

Meet the robot security guard of the world's largest physics experiment

A train-like robot has recently started patrolling the 27-km-long underground tunnel housing the world’s biggest particle accelerator.

TIM the robot travels on tracks fastened to the tunnel’s ceiling and checks important parameters of the Large Hadron Collider, which allows scientists to observe the collision of particle beams traveling almost as fast as light. 16 more words