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2009-02-25 11:57:24

 Ancient groundwater being tapped by Jordan, one of the 10 most water-deprived nations in the world, has been found to contain twenty times the radiation considered safe for drinking water in a new study by an international team of researchers."The combined activities of 228 radium and 226 radium "“ the two long-lived isotopes of radium "“ in the groundwater we tested are up to 2000 percent higher than international drinking standards," said Avner Vengosh, associate professor...