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pale grass blue butterfly
2014-08-17 02:00:10

Results of a new series of studies are now beginning to reveal serious biological effects of the Fukushima radiation on non-human organisms ranging from plants to butterflies to birds.

2014-04-25 12:22:36

MOSCOW, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Union of Veterans of Nuclear Energy and Industry (IUVNEI) issued the following statement on Friday: "Nuclear

Radiation Damage At The Root Of Chernobyl’s Ecosystems
2014-03-19 19:37:38

Radiological damage to microbes near the site of the Chernobyl disaster has slowed the decomposition of fallen leaves and other plant matter in the area

Fukushima Radiation Has Affected Butterflies
2012-08-14 08:42:34

Exposure to radioactive material released into the environment has caused mutations in butterflies found in Japan, according to a new study out of the University of the Ryukyus in Okinawa.

Fukushima Radiation Levels Below Reference Level
2012-05-24 13:42:40

The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that radiation levels in Japan's Fukushima district are below the reference level for public exposure in all but two areas.

Radioactive Kelp From Japan Found On The West Coast
2012-04-11 05:20:14

As the nuclear reactor in Fukushima, Japan suffered a meltdown after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the surrounding areas became contaminated with radioactive particles.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.