Gundersen: Rapid insect mutations seen after Fukushima are frightening (VIDEO)

Published: August 20th, 2012 at 12:10 am ET
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Title: Live at Five with Margaret Harrington and Arnie Gundersen
Source: CCTV
Date: August 14, 2012

At 24:20 in

Gundersen: There’s some good science out about rapid mutations in insects.

Insects are relatively radiation resistant compared to human beings.

So, yeah, it is frightening.

And of course, if it’s in the human gene poll, it will be 2 or 3 generations before it completely manifests itself.

The butterflies already have a couple generations and already it’s starting to manifest itself.

So we won’t see the results on the human gene pool for 30, 60, or 90 years…

In fact it’s a very real, terrible consequence.

Published: August 20th, 2012 at 12:10 am ET
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