Tokyo Professor: I couldn’t help feeling pity for the tree — X-ray-like image shows spread of radioactivity — “Equivalent of miscarriage, stillbirth, malformation” (PHOTO)

Published: May 28th, 2012 at 10:33 pm ET


Information posted online May 24, 2012 by Dr. Satoshi Mori of Tokyo University and translated by EXSKF:


Today, I want to show you the radiation measurements of parts of the cypress tree [from Komiya District of Iitate-murawas] and the radioautograph of the leaves.


Still, as I pressed the leaves and took the radioautograph, I couldn’t help feeling pity for the Japanese cypress that was doused everywhere on the leaves and rachis with radioactivity.

These seeds would have popped out of the female fruits, landed on the ground, and damaging the chromosomes of their embryo buds from internal radiation exposure and the external radiation exposure from the environment (several microsieverts/hour) they would have entered the germinating period and started cell division.

Any biology researcher would think about inhibition of germination due to chromosome disorders, or malformation even if they germinate. If it were animals, they would be the equivalent of miscarriage, stillbirth, malformation, weak constitution due to immune depression. I’ve already reported on the numerous cases of malformed branches and leaves in Chernobyl.

The radioautograph shows the leaves uniformly sprinkled with radioactive fallout and irradiated.


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Published: May 28th, 2012 at 10:33 pm ET


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18 comments to Tokyo Professor: I couldn’t help feeling pity for the tree — X-ray-like image shows spread of radioactivity — “Equivalent of miscarriage, stillbirth, malformation” (PHOTO)

  • Yeah, poor trees. The kids will be fine as long as they are smiling.

  • Spectrometising

    There will be no need any external x-ray used in medical radiology is what i think this article is saying.
    This way, we can have as much radiology as we like without any additional health risk factor.

    • Spectrometising

      Bone scans wont require those horrible technetium injections for those phobic about syringes.
      Broken bones will be easy to detect by simply looking at where Strontium 90 is being taken up to repair broken bones.

      • Spectrometising

        This could be a real shot in the arm for nuclear medicine. The nuclear imaging benefits of radioactive fallout might/could be used to further medicine completely eliminating the need for additional tracer isotope injection or indeed even external X-ray sources.. Hmm…The mind boggles.

  • richard richard

    if the trees glow in the dark, we wont need street lighting, imagine the power savings. oh, the benefits of noocleer enrgi.

    i was thinking, once the birds are all irradiated, their crap may glow in the dark too. we'll live a world softly tinted in green fuzziness every night.. little dollops of glowing happiness, surrounding us everywhere.

  • In pre-Fuku days there was concern that terrorists would get hold of nuke waste and foul a major city with a "dirty bomb". One of the reasons we have Homeland Security searching little old ladie's colostomy bags and infant's diapers (although I have to admit that would be a dirty bomb). Now the whole damn World is fouled and the various governments are mum.

  • dharmasyd dharmasyd

    The failure to reproduce: The last line in ex-skf's translation (but not included here) is — "•Even if the plant survives, it cannot leave offspring if there is a formation disorder of pollens or ova."

    We are looking at an end of the line extinction event when species can no longer reproduce. This was discussed in majia's fine blog where she summarized the findings of 1950s geneticists who indicated this same thing.

    The end of reproduction, is the end of the species.

  • WE are all glowing now.

    Just think of the possibilities.

    The police state will be able to see us coming using thermocams.
    They will even know what we ate for dinner!!

    Satellites will clearly know who is who flying overhead.
    Surveillance will be so easy.

    Wonder how deadly the combination is of continued geoengineering/chemtrails and internal emitters??
    Thinking of the p241 hitching a ride down from the upper atmosphere on the flakes of aluminum and boron..
    Can't be good.

  • Pat Kittle

    Humans just had to run the experiment to see how many of themselves they could cram onto the planet at one time before they wrecked it.

    Now they know.

    No, Malthus didn't anticipate nookuler enurjee, but he was right anyway.

  • Sickputer

    This simple scientific illustration gives all Honshu inhabitants a clear look at what is in their lungs and what is in their public water supplies. Rainfall will wash down tree leaves and take with it some of the radiation into the public drinking watersheds. There is no solution to this problem. Water filtration systems can't remove all the radiation. Far too expensive at the public water facilities to remove a large percentage of radiation.

    Smaller systems at home can help, but based on scientific studies in the 1950s (Chipman 1956) we know floating cesium passes readily through tuna skin: (right column)

    I expect human skin to be no tougher. So just showering in Tokyo public water is now a health risk that will become worse over time.

    • Radio VicFromOregon

      Sickputer, that IS what the article ultimately points to, isn't it, for all the focus on the particular trees in the study. At some point, someone of note and influence will notice that if it got on the trees, then, hey, just maybe it got on other things, too. Give it two years. The light will dawn. Then again, is this where they will be cutting down all the trees since the trees are the problem rather than nuclear power production being the problem? Then, give it another 15 years.

  • AGreenRoad AGreenRoad

    This is a good picture of what happens INSIDE human bodies too… if they could take a picture like they did of this tree branch.

    We are all lab rats in this global radiation experiment.

    Hormesis; What Does Not Kill You, Is Good For You; via A Green Road Blog