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American Honey Still Contains Radioactive Fallout From Nuclear Tests Decades Ago via Science Alert

PETER DOCKRILL Traces of radioactive fallout from nuclear tests in the 1950s and 1960s can still be found in American honey, new research reveals. The radioactive isotope identified, cesium-137, falls below levels considered to be harmful – but the amounts … Continue reading

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France grossly underestimated radioactive fallout from atom bomb tests, study finds via Science

By Adrian Cho From 1966 to 1974, France blew up 41 nuclear weapons in above-ground tests in French Polynesia, the collection of 118 islands and atolls that is part of France. The French government has long contended that the testing was … Continue reading

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