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Are birds near Chernobyl stupid?
posted February 7 2011 21:52.13 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Well, it may be so. The truth is, that birds living near the site of the Chernobyl, have 5% smaller brains than normal, caused by the lingering background radiation. This is at least what the researchers discovered, led by professor Timothy Mousseau from the University of South Carolina and Dr Anders Moller from the University of Paris-Sud. They examined 550 birds from 48 different species. Most affected were those of age one or less. Here is the original article.

Watch this video from Greenpeace. It is good for the old ones to remember, and the youngsters to learn...

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Tags: nuclear   explosion   health & nature   animals   chemistry   

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