Saturday, February 8, 2020

Chernobyl Fungi Eats Radiation

Is there anything they can't do?
From Fox News:
Chernobyl shocker as fungi that eats radiation found inside nuclear reactor
A type of black fungus that eats radiation was discovered inside the Chernobyl nuclear reactor.
In 1991, the strange fungus was found growing up the walls of the reactor, which baffled scientists due to the extreme, radiation-heavy environment.

Researchers eventually realized that not only was the fungi impervious to the deadly radiation, it seemed to be attracted to it....MORE
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