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Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident
...ated air masses passed. Most of the strontium and plutonium
isotopes were deposited within 100 kilometers of t...ill remain a concern for decades to come. Although plutonium
isotopes and americium 241 will persist perhaps for thousands of years, their contribution to human ...
Researchers find Amchitka seafood safe for now
...h what it meant to have more algae samples showing plutonium
from Amchitka and more fish samples showing Cesium-137 from the reference site at Kiska. In all these cases the data was consistent as levels were both safe and what would have been expected anywhere in oceans in the Northern Hemisphere. CRESP PI Cha...
Study uncovers bacteria's worst enemy
...om, when it comes to these environmental bacteria, plutonium
is less toxic than uranium and, in general, actini...and Pseudomonas putida, along with the toxicity of plutonium
on the bacteria Shewanella putrefaciens. In addition to Neu, the bacteria bioremediation study team...