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Fungi Enlisted To Clean-Up Depleted Uranium

In a discovery that could have important implications for the clean-up of war ravaged countries, researchers have found evidence that fungi can “lock” depleted uranium into a mineral form that would be less likely to find its way into plants, animals, or the water supply. Depleted uranium is a byproduct of the enrichment process used […]

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Uranium’s Effect On DNA Established

The use of depleted uranium in munitions and weaponry is likely to come under intense scrutiny now that new research that found that uranium can bind to human DNA. The finding will likely have far-reaching implications for returned soldiers, civilians living in what were once war-zones and people who might live near uranium mines or […]

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