U.S. Gov’t-funded Study: West Coast and Hawaii residents are Fukushima downwinders — Effects of this radiation exposure expected to be ‘beneficial’

Published: February 21st, 2014 at 10:17 pm ET
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Assessing potential radiological harm to Fukushima recovery workers, Bobby R. Scott Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, June 2011: A radiological emergency exists at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan as a result of the March 11, 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and the massive tsunami […] News media misinformation related to the emergency triggered enormous social fear worldwide of the radioactivity that is being released […] For down-wind populations, hormetic effects (activated natural protective processes) are much more likely than are deleterious effects. […] hormetic (beneficial) effects may occur for doses up to and exceeding 250 mSv and are expected to be orders of magnitude more likely than radiogenetic cancer. This may be especially relevant for down-wind populations relative to the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, including persons residing in Hawaii and on the West Coast of the United States. […] This research was supported by the Office of Science (BER), U.S. Department of Energy, Grant No. DE-FG02-09ER64783.

Besides funding studies like the one above, what else is the DoE doing in response to the Fukushima ‘radiological emergency’?

Bahamas Tribune, Feb. 12, 2014: US concern over lack of radiation detection tools — US officials are working with the government and the Port Authority to insure radiation detection equipment are operational […] Jamaican Customs authorities have recorded “higher-than-normal” levels of radiation in two shipments from Japan […]

Bahamas Tribune, Feb. 19, 2014: […] According to The Gleaner in Jamaica, the Jamaica Customs Agency has been on “high alert” since the March 2011 earthquake-triggered meltdown […] JCA has been conducting the checks through a partnership with the United States Department of Energy […] A statement from the US Embassy confirmed last week that officials are working with the government and the Port Authority to insure radiation detection equipment is operational. US Energy Department officials visited the Bahamas in the week of January 27 to “review a radiation detection programme”, according to US public affairs officer Neda Brown, who said the potential for contamination is a “concern”. […]

See also: [intlink id=”canadian-govt-theres-going-to-be-radiation-from-fukushima-for-years-to-come-the-testing-will-never-stop-u-s-govt-theres-no-reason-to-believe-a-radioactive-plume-is-coming-to” type=”post”]Canadian Gov’t: “There’s going to be radiation from Fukushima for years to come… Testing will never stop” — US Gov’t: There’s no radioactive plume coming to West Coast[/intlink]

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252 comments to U.S. Gov’t-funded Study: West Coast and Hawaii residents are Fukushima downwinders — Effects of this radiation exposure expected to be ‘beneficial’

  • FallOut FallOut

    Realtime radiation data collected via the System for Prediction
    of Environmental Emergency Dose Information (SPEEDI)

    http://www.bousai.ne.jp/eng/speedi/pref.php?id=07

    • FallOut FallOut

      Fukushima – 2014/02/22 12:10 Collection data

        • bluetick

          Wow that sums it up pretty well.. I am so glad we have the other world to escape to. wait that was a bugs bunny movie…

        • mayibfrank

          Obe there are pics of children from Chernobyl in with the pics of Iraq.Makes all pics questionable.

          • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

            mayibfrank, I can only take the horses to the trough, but I can't make them drink the water.

            Did you actually say these pictures of/from direct exposures to manmade created radiation contamination look questionable?

            Some are mixed up? Really?

            Love google since it will/can take you directly to the truths you and others might seek… 🙂

            • mayibfrank

              I have been reading your comments here for some time and almost agree 100% to your content. However in this case if you can stand it look at all the pics from Chernobyl. You will find some of the same faces in the Iraq file as well. As these disfigured children are unique it is not credible to find two children look the same with the same disfigurement from both Russia and Iraq.

              I am here reading and now commenting because of the high standard on credible information. When I saw the duplicated photos I lost all confidence in the collection and that does not honor the poor souls that had this happen to them and there are too many and some of them will have children of their own.

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                These are Google files. And when you search a topic for an image or photo with the Google search engine, Google lumps together many images when are not really on topic. You can click on each image to see when the original website is.

                And journalists sometimes use a picture with their story that really isn't quite on topic. For example, there is one famous picture of an earthquake crack that is posted as being from Fukushima Daiichi that is really from Fukushima Daini.

                The mutations are from nuclear contamination and are horrific.

                • mayibfrank

                  Okay I did not understand about mish mash at google.I have an interest in keeping the facts straight as trolls and shills use links without disclosure of google failures to debunk the real and horrible link from radioactivity and genetic deformity.

                  These children are some of the children in our future as we can not escape the building amounts of nuclear toxins.Everyone is vulnerable.There are no agencies or health organizations that are not muzzled so enenews is extremely important in bringing the spot light to bear on factual evidence.
                  Sorry to be off thread. Thank you for all your great comments Annne.

                  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                    Anything concerning the education of these direct negative results, and the furthering of this understanding to all others of these direct negative results, which have been achieved in only the last 70 years by this Nuclear Industry Technology Application, out of the previous billions of years of sustaining biological life on this planet….

                    Is On Thread, and Yes, On Topic! 🙂

              • mayibfrank

                On the Chernobyl link looking left to right #31 labeled 460×458 the truthseeker.co.uk

                On the Iraq link both photos #4+5 labeled the same and found on the Chernobyl link.

                As horrible as this is it can not be forgotten that man has made this drift in genetics as legacy of splitting atoms. In honor to these children we need to keep the history alive and clean from taint. Thanks for your work on this site.

              • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                It's really all about the pictures that you are seeing and the results you are seeing which are directly from Nuclear Radiation Contamination in various forms.

                When you plug in "deformities" in any search the parameter will be sought over a broad variant database worldwide. Adding other words to that same search criteria will do the same.

                99% of the world at large is not aware that these deformities even happened after every Nuclear Plant Meltdown and were a direct result from Nuclear Technology Applications/Releases.

                99% of this world's population have no clue that DU munitions where used in modern warfare in Irag and it's use was against all international treaties. This is called pure evil, this is not called war… 🙁

                The people in Naples Italy are currently experiencing what the government has tried to keep from the public since 1945 in all countries and this Nuclear waste is now found all over the world, thus the massive uptick in cancer diagnosis rates now at 50% of the entire worlds 7 billion population. That means 3.5 billion people will be diagnosed with a form of cancer in their lifetimes in the year 2014 and it will go up to 87.5% after 2030.

                This is what happens inside a secretive top secret operation allowed to run wild all over the world without any accountability. Sadly you and I and all others are by law forced to live inside this current Zeitgeist Matrix whether we like it or not and they just locked up a Nun who sees these truths…

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                Most babies born with such deformities are either born stillborn or are killed when born so no one can see the evidence of consequences of radioactive contamination. The land where depleted uranium weapons have been used are uninhabitable for a million years. This includes Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and Kosovo, etc.

                This also includes all the nuclear test sites and weapons production sites and nuclear waste sites and nuclear energy sites. These sites exist at all too many places on the earth and are contaminating every inch of the world.

                Not only is the radioactive contamination now coming from Fukushima Daiichi and other nuclear sites in Japan, South and North Korea, China, India, and Russia, etc. entering by sea and air, but also by all the goods being produced by these countries now entering the US.

                There is no way to get rid of the nuclear contamination already existent. It is imperative to stop all nuclear chain reactions and all nuclear technology. To continue on without stopping is sure suicide and certain genocide of all life forms on earth.

                • lam335 lam335

                  Nuclear Hotseat #132: WHO/IAEA Unholy Alliance w/Alison Katz

                  "Special Encore presentation of Alison Katz of Independent WHO (World Health Organization) on how the International Atomic Energy Alliance (IAEA) censors WHO’s nuclear information and distorts the world’s understanding of nuclear radiation dangers. Alison dissects the history, politics and manipulations of the “Unholy Alliance” between the agency we’re supposed to trust to safeguard the world’s health – especially in nuclear matters — and the pro-nuclear IAEA. This is an Encore Presentation (NH #118) and a Nuclear Hotseat exclusive."

                  http://www.nuclearhotseat.com/category/podcast/

                  (scroll down to Dec. 31, 2013 for this episode)

                  • lam335 lam335

                    Incidentally, looks like her latest episode discusses the WIPP incident (I haven't gotten to listen to it yet):

                    Nuclear Hotseat #139: Carlsbad WIPP Radiation Leak w/watchdog Don Hancock + Indian filmmaker Pradeep Indulkar

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                Cancer Spreading In Iraq due to Depleted Uranium Weapons
                “Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq. Thousands of infants are being born with deformities. Doctors say they are struggling to cope with the rise of cancer and birth defects, especially in cities subjected to heavy American and British bombardment.
                “Dr Ahmad Hardan, who served as a special scientific adviser to the World Health Organization, the United Nations and the Iraqi Ministry of Health, says that there is scientific evidence linking depleted uranium to cancer and birth defects. He told Al Jazeera English [3], ‘Children with congenital anomalies are subjected to karyotyping and chromosomal studies with complete genetic back-grounding and clinical assessment. Family and obstetrical histories are taken too. These international studies have produced ample evidence to show that depleted uranium has disastrous consequences.’…””
                http://www.globalresearch.ca/cancer-spreading-in-iraq-due-to-depleted-uranium-weapons/16934

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                Here are photos specific to deformed babies born in Iraq:

                EXTREME BIRTH DEFORMITIES
                "Unborn children of the region [are] being asked to pay the highest price, the integrity of their DNA."
                – Ross B. Mirkarimi, The Arms Control Research Centre, from his report: ‘The Environmental and Human Health Impacts of the Gulf Region with Special Reference to Iraq.’ May 1992
                ——————————————————–
                “I have recently received large numbers of photographs of horrendous birth deformities that are being experienced in Iraq. I have not, quite frankly, ever seen anything like them. I urge you to copy this page/these pictures and circulate them as widely as possible. …”
                http://www.whale.to/b/du3.html

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                Children Horribly Deformed by US Chemical Weapons in Iraq (NSFW [depleted uranium; graphics]
                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2uanrMn9mk

                • mayibfrank

                  One of the important stops along the road that brought me here was a large farm in the town that I briefly lived in. It had a crafts fair sign on the road and I followed the arrow. 3,000 acres of beautiful farm land. Teams of oxen and horses pulling wagons of loose hay and men with pitchforks. My kinda place.
                  Two men quickly became my friends and showed me everything in the world made of popsicle sticks. One kept asking if I had seen his folks yet. The other told him to calm down you know they never come. I realized these men were mentally disabled but what a place to be. They supplied all the milk for the states prison institutions. I promised them I would come back and did.
                  The last year I went it was different. The men were sad and said they thought the farm would be closed. I asked why and they replied that there had been many deaths and there were no replacements. The next year it closed. The end of the Fernald Colony Royalston, Mass.

                  • mayibfrank

                    Years later I found its history. All the men came from The Walter E. Fernald State School. From 1946-1953 Harvard U.and MIT sponsored by the Quaker Oats Company they fed cesium to children in their breakfast cereal. They sampled stool and urine to know the amounts retained. This was done without their knowledge or parental permission.
                    The law suit that followed ended with the judge so horrified by what the state had done told the state that they would ask all involved how they wanted to live there after and required the state to carry out their desires. The Fernald Colony and that farm was created.
                    I find it hard to tell this tale as it brings back memories from decades ago of the joy I felt in watching these men bring in 80 cows to a spotless barn speaking to them by name as if they were their children but to understand they lived all their lives with their big institutional family and had to watch them carried off to die horrible death from radiation poisoning without an understand of what was happening to them.
                    Although this is hard to write I write because these men and women should never be forgotten as well as the treatment they received in this country.

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      mayibfrank,

                      Thanks for sharing. The experimenting was and is horrible. When I was an undergraduate at Stanford one professor came to dinner. It was known that he experimented with LSD. I never saw him again. I recently learned that Ted Kadinski, the Unabomber, was a student at the same time and he volunteered for experiments with LSD.

                      There was a study years later that had students as jailor, and some as inmates in an experiment and it was shown how sadistic the jailers were. But back in the 1950s when I was a student I heard about the same experiment. They really didn't need to repeat this experiment.

                      It wasn't just the poor and uneducated that were experimented on. Just the young and unwary.

                      I didn't go to my 50th reunion which was just after Fukushima after learning how corrupt the world is. I didn't want to be brain washed by a social group.

                      The GWEN towers and cell phone towers and cell phones are supposed also to be for control.

                      Before Hitler's speeches they would broadcast a lower frequency to make people unhappy. When Hitler would appear they would raise the frequency to make people happy.

                      It is all so very sickening.

                      One of the GWEN towers in Colorado was activated when James Holmes allegedly started shooting all the people in the Aurora Theater. I suspect he was part of an experiment whether willingly or not, whether he was actually the shooter or not. One of the emergency room nurses on duty that night later drowned.

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      According to his brother's account, Kaczynski was at Stanford, but because there is no U.C. [University of California] Stanford, he may have been at Berkeley as other accounts have it.

                      https://archive.org/details/dkazinmkult

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      “…Robert Hunter is an American lyricist, singer-songwriter, translator, and poet, best known for his association with Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Along with Ken Kesey, Hunter was an early volunteer MKULTRA test subject at Stanford University. Stanford test subjects were paid to take LSD, psilocybin, and mescaline, then report on their experiences….”
                      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ex8lbo93LQ

                    • SadieDog

                      Wow, good stuff Anne. If your a f-in hippie… Which I am. 🙂

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      I was too young for the hippie generation. I totally missed everything. Was either busy studying or having children or both for 2 years. Also I wasn't in the States for my first graduate degree.

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      http://ensemble.va.com.au/tableau/suzy/TT_ResearchProjects/Hexen2039/PsyO/mkultra.html

                      “…According to the hearing report, ‘eighty-six universities or institutions were involved,”[12] and “185 non-government researchers and assistants” worked on these projects.[13] “Physicians, toxicologists, and other specialists in mental [and] narcotics” were lured into MKUltra through the provision of grants that were “made under ostensible research foundation auspices, thereby concealing the CIA’s interest from the specialist’s institution.’[14]…”
                      http://nodisinfo.com/project-mkultra-one-shocking-cia-programs-time/

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                OK to create nuclear phobia when you want to declare war in Iraq:

                “…To create the beginnings of war hysteria and nuclear phobia, the White House Iraq Group had planned to immediately execute a tactic that created a media echo chamber….”
                http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-moore/bang-the-drum-loudly-the-_b_2908061.html

                But after the war we are supposed to believe that radiation is good for you.

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                Chernobyl Survivor Flags Women's Radiation Risk
                “…After stories of forced abortions in the region surfaced, Manzurova told how her own suspicions were raised during a routine assignment in Pripyat.
                "Next to the operation theater in the gynecology department, we saw a big can that is usually used in villages to carry milk. I opened the lid of this can and saw that there were fetuses that were from about the seventh to eighth months of pregnancy," she said.
                “Manzurova claims that Soviet authorities forced thousands of pregnant women to abort during the evacuations.…”
                http://womensenews.org/story/environment/110426/chernobyl-survivor-flags-womens-radiation-risk#.Uwjjrc59CSo

                • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                  "…In 1991 she established Chernobyl Children International, which works tirelessly to provide aid and offer hope to the thousands of children in the Chernobyl region that continue to be born with disabilities and deformities like the Chernobyl Heart. Doctors perform life-saving surgeries for child victims throughout the Chernobyl region and the children are then flown to Ireland for post-surgery treatment and recovery.
                  CCI has reduced a waiting list for cardiac surgeries in Belarus from 7,000 children down to fewer than 2,500 children in just five years. Without CCI’s intervention, many of these children would die within three to five years. Adi plans to use World of Children Award support to perform life-saving surgeries on children in Belarus and Ukraine.
                  http://www.worldofchildren.org/honoree/adi-roche/

                  Adi Roche – 2010 Health Award Winner
                  http://vimeo.com/16749753

                  Chernobyl: The Horrific Legacy
                  23 years and counting
                  http://www.globalresearch.ca/chernobyl-the-horrific-legacy/13349

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              99% of babies born dead or deformed:

              Depleted Uranium Weapons: Dead Iraqi and Afghani Babies Are No Joke

              “…reporters from that newspaper had visited such sites in Iraq with Geiger-counters and had found them to be extremely "hot" with radioactivity.
              “The big danger with DU is not as a pure metal, but after it has exploded and burned, when the particles of uranium oxide, which are just as radioactive as the pure isotopes, can be inhaled or ingested. Even the smallest particle of uranium in the body is both deadly poisonous as a chemical, and over time can cause cancer — particularly in the lungs, but also the kidneys, testes and ovaries.
              “There are reports of a dramatic increase in the incidence of deformed babies being born in the city of Fallujah, where DU weapons were in wide use during the November 2004 assault on that city by US Marines. The British TV station SKY UK, in a report last month that has received no mention in any mainstream American news organization, found a marked increase in birth defects at local hospitals. Birth defects have also been high for years in the Basra area in the south of Iraq, where DU was used not just during America's 2003 "shock and awe" attack on Iraq, but also in the 1991 Gulf War.
              “Further, a report sent to the UN General Assembly by Dr Nawal Majeed Al-Sammarai, Iraq's Minister of Women's Affairs since 2006, stated that in September 2009, Fallujah General Hospital had 170 babies born, 24% of which died within their…

            • Arizonan Arizonan

              tp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8927705r Bobby Scott the author above has been a busy boy, apparently selling his brain to the lowest bidder, researching everything from car exhaust to athletic performance and usually coming up with the right answer. He did do a rather infamous research report back in 1996, however, in which beagles were made to inhale nanoparticles of Pu238 and they all got cancer and died. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8927705
              d.

              • Arizonan Arizonan

                Like much DOE funded research, bobby bases his far reaching insane conclusions – that 250mSv are hormetic, on cells in petri dishes, not on human beings. Almost everything he has on radiation, except the beagles, is from gamma rays going through cell cultures. Dr Bertell used to say that hormesis was a real effect, in that cells being threatened will grow faster for a period in an effort to survive. However, he doesn't base his theory on any actual human epidemiological evidence. Clearly if even the pronuke ICRP recommends that humans mbrs of the public not get more than 2mSv extra a year – abt twice background if 1 mSv, then bobby is out of his mind. Guess his brain got fried from all that caesium hes been playing with for so long. Too bad the bastards have all the money for publications. If I had $100 a week to live on I would publish and speak on low level radiation every week fir the rest of my life.

                • Also on Enenews is a silk worm study where 95% of the worms died on alpha radiation soil, but the 5% that lived, grew ten times larger, due to radiation damage and DNA mutations.

                  Gigantism is what they call this in humans.

                  Some of those photos show what it is like to grow arms and legs many times larger than normal..

                  This is hormesis theory in action; yup, they sure look 'healthy' now..

                  (extreme sarcasm)

          • Angela_R

            unincredulous, your brother? The pictures wouldn't stay stationary long enough for me to properly view. I understand that you became conversant in life with the inner beauty of your brother and those like him who suffer from the malignant effects of Nuclear's abhorrent power..

            As a mother however, I doubt if I could ever forgive any person who remained connected to the nuclear industry, unless for remedial work, AFTER such damage was manifested. Everyone has the right to forgiveness if they are sorry, but to continue to profit from such an industry…

            May the healing power of Love touch your brother and take away the hurts of all those innocent victims

            • zogerke zogerke

              when i clicked unincredulous's link, i came upon an enlarged picture of an enlarged three eyed two headed frog. i think that was the reference to 'his brother'. the other pictures were pretty remarkable as well…..but human, most of them; and even more difficult to view…..

    • SykeWar(DELETED) SykeWar

      It's not clear the source of this data; the nrc?

      http://www.fukuleaks.org/web/?p=12376

  • Arizonan Arizonan

    Why does the DOE keep lying about hormesis, when the US Academy of Sciences have dismissed it as irrelevant to radiation protection? They have lost their tiny little minds.

  • tpak tpak

    WTH? Are they actually saying it will be "beneficial"?? Or am I reading it wrong…

  • or-well

    "…hormetic (beneficial) effects…"
    You paid for it, so suck it up and enjoy.
    Consequences for this bullshit?
    Yeah – a history of being grant-worthy!
    Mr. Bobby R. Scott walks, laughing.

    • or-well

      Interestingly, the Headquarters of Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute is in New Mexico.

        • jec jec

          Wow..sounds like TEPCO, read this critical review of their business model:
          "The safety culture is non existant and I worry about the safety of the workers daily. They are involved with elements they don't fully understand and the training is not only bottom of the barrel in that it's less than the basic information you need, but half of the time, the information conveyed is erroneous. You will be told about stringent safety standards, then never trained in something as basic as doffing PPE. Then engineering controls are broken and outdated, and the administrative controls only exist on certain levels. 95% of your training has been relegated to reading badly written SOPs at your desk, and then you will be handed over to train with someone who barely knows more about what is going on than you will. If you are an expert in a subject, stay away. They say they want your help, but will take credit for your accomplishments, scorn you for (trying) to correct anything, and after you point out the error of their ways more than once, you will be ran out of there faster than a hot knife slices butter. I almost forgot to mention, if you are lucky enough to get a competitive salary, it will be because you will be bearing the workload of at least 3-4 people, and micromanaged into blind servitude." The only difference in company standards is the higher radiation levels (slightly) in Japan…

        • GQR2

          Those were scathing reviews Or-Well.
          Feels to me more justified everyday to stay as far away from all medical settings as possible.
          There are good,smart,caring people there no doubt. Ethical idealistic and hard working BUT in the system that is a set up for not for patient care,but for profits.
          The entire thing has is a blantant fraud. a Rube Goldberg scheme now of epic proportions

          There is no Do NO Harm ,if there ever was.
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBDPoIJ78CU

        • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

          Yikes!..nothing scientific going on in there.. 🙁

        • Sol Man

          Thanks for putting the reviews up here. Very helpful. It is good to know what garbage to avoid.
          Now – how to avoid the Pu?

      • Kashiko Kashiko

        Tell me, is this 'Lovelace' company any relation to 'Linda Lovelace'? The 1970's porn star in the UK?
        Sorry… my sick sense of humour.

        • Shaker1

          Kashiko, Lovelace Hospital was one of the major medical players in Albuquerque. I haven't been there for twelve years, so it may have morphed by today. It's existed at least as long as I was there, and I arrived in the early 80s.

          I mentioned sometime back that I had applied for a machinist postition to a respiratory research center when living in Albuquerque back in the late 80s. I don't remember much about it, as it was just a matter of gathering my resume and a single interview, but an impression that lingers is that this 'respiratory center' had existed for a while and that it was connected with Sandia Labs. For the interview, I was required to drive deep into the base, a somewhat restricted and desolate area in the eastern foothills of the Monzanos. I had thought that a few years later it was shut down because of funding.

          Just wondering, but could this be a continuation of that operation?

  • mairs mairs

    Hormesis. That must mean that everyone who ever worked at LANL must be exceptionally healthy and long-lived.

  • FixItStupid FixItStupid

    Only The USA would say such a Lie ,,They want all the eaters killed Its Here and the best they can do is lie and wipps all lies we have little chance with all the dis I.N.F.O. Dam Gov.

  • jec jec

    Have Mr. Bobby Scott and his family deported to Japan. See how benefits from radiation affect them. What a totally error filled report the US government funded. Give the Golden Fleece award nomination to them!!!

  • Questionit

    They are having a laugh. The people behind several layers of curtains do have a sick sense of humor. And if you pay attention they will tell you what they are doing to you, what they did or what they are going to do in cryptic ways.

    First, they tell you radiation can be good for you. They sat at a table and came up with that as they laughed. No matter how it's debunked they will still repeat it. And many will believe, which will have them rolling on the floor and dreaming up even wilder tales to be told when the cancers start being noticed. It's hilarious you see.

    Second, this installation is the "Lovelace" Respiratory Research Institute. That's their way of telling you what this institute is going to do to you. There may be a valid "Lovelace" scientist to name the building after but in reality that is just used to hide the joke on most sheep. But they are doing it to you and you will come to know it.

    They do so have a sick twisted sense of humor. The more you squeal expecting them to care the more fun it is.

    That is just my opinion, I was not present at the meetings.

    Scientist, physicist, engineers, doctors, phd's – all bought and sold as easily as crack addicts now.

  • No Immediate Danger No Immediate Danger

    I think it's notable that DOE is blathering these lies directly, and not through an INEPTCO/Japanese translator.

    Man, I can just hear Doctor Strangelove saying this: "For down-wind populations, hormetic effects are much more likely than are deleterious effects."

  • razzz razzz

    Sailors that were aboard the USS Ronald Reagan will be glad to hear radiation is good for them and so will all the workers at Daiichi that need to stand on elevated platforms and lead shields covering the ground to do their work.

  • or-well

    This guy is a total hormesis hellhound.
    A quote –
    "Radiation-phobia-related casualties after a dirty bomb incident in a populated area are likely to be more prevalent than those related to actual radiation-induced damage."
    http://www.radiation-scott.org/Scott-Oakland_regular.pdf

    The Lovelace Institute smells very bad after even the most cursory exploration.

    • or-well

      Another thing – in that paper Scott concludes that the current levels of radiation being used (and chemotherapy) are likely causing cancers to metasticize.

      Simply searching Bobby R Scott hormesis brings the paper up (and many others). The link I gave doesn't work.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      A cat steps out of a microwave oven, where he has been in hormesis for several minutes. You know what it says?

      Nothing. Cats can't talk. Dead cats don't even meow. The cat didn't step out of the oven. There was metal on it's collar. The cat actually "popped" out of the oven. Exploded. Does it recommend hormesis? Ask it.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      "Radiation-phobia-related casualties after a dirty bomb incident in a populated area are likely to be more prevalent than those related to actual radiation-induced damage."

      Ha ha… and nuclear plants are likely to never explode or meltdown.

  • Sickputer

    Remember the Erin Brockovich movie scene where they announced to the PG&En lawyers they were drinking the deadly Hinkley water?

    I wouldn't wish a big pitcher of Fukushima strontium-laced water on these researchers…unless they still advocate the genocidal baloney they published in June of 2011. They stand convicted by many Enenewsers of crimes against humanity.

    They will not escape the scorn of humans who have been affected by Fukushima toxins for nearly 3 years.

    I guess the eagles, seals, whales, oarfish, sockeye salmon, sardines, seals, polar bears, starfish, and monarch butterflies didn't study their published report carefully. Because billions have DIED!

    Really beneficial radiation…if you think the planet is overpopulated.

    These researchers are a disgrace to their profession. Bought and paid for by Big Brother.

  • JimLynch JimLynch

    Please note the occurrence of 20 ! yes 20 children born with anaencephalopathy in Yakima WA this past year—this is an extremely isolated area not far from Hanover or where 60 ! yes 60 bald eagles have now dropped dead in only the last 7 weeks!!!!!!!!
    Yes radioactivity is very beneficial to us

  • weeman

    If you do enough studies and you add enough variable, you can get any answer you want.
    The effects of radiation is linear, end of story.

  • rockyourworld

    what doesnt kill makes you stronger?

  • rogerthat

    At a glance: The Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute is a non-profit which recently acquired the Mind Research Network, also a non-profit. The salaries of those who work there are collected from government agencies and companies. About eight years ago the US Department of Health and Human Services gave a $15 million, five year grant to the University of New Mexico and Lovelace to study how potential biological weapons agents such as anthrax, plague and smallpox affect the lungs.

  • Mark Wonclunker

    Let me make clear that I am generally a fan of Busby.
    But in this video, at 25.21 in, he says:
    "there is a certain element of truth in this hormesis idea. If you give mice a little bit of external radiation, then what it does over a period of time, it beefs up the repair systems in the cells slightly, and this can be shown."

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRBHxhRTqTY

    I find this troubling and incomprehensible.

    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

      Well I guess it would have to be the type of radiation given to such animals. There is natural and then there is unnatural radiation and they are not one and the same. The radiation/radioactive isotopes that are giving everyone cancer are the unnatural ones and/or the manmade ones that are not suppose to be present here on this planet's surface.

      My black lab used to lay in the hot sun on a daily basis and she was absorbing the good vibrations of the natural photon radiation present coming in from the sun. Converting this photon radiation to Vitamin D in her coat. People flock to sun swept areas of the Earth/world every year for doses of natural sunshine.

      I have not seen any waiting lines or people flocking outside any Nuclear Power Plants, Chernobyl or Fukushima lately.. 🙂 Big difference.. 🙁

    • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

      I can't remember the exact term for it but it's on the order of hormesis re;the process of "jump starting" the immune system to fight cancer & repair cells via radiation therapy treatments,but there's a point in which the patients receive too much of it and it becomes VERY BAD(?)!1 I'm sure the constant & increasing levels flowing from 311/fukushima qualify as the type & duration that fits into the latter "bad" category. Maybe that should be mentioned the next time he or anyone promoting hormesis should be reminded or countered with??!! They should leave me sis outta this altogether! 😉 (lol)

      • Mark Wonclunker

        The debate seems to be whether ionising radiation is bad at anything above zero or background. The hormesis proponents say "a little is good for you" and the opponents, mostly us here I suspect, would say NO, anything is bad. The collective view seems to be that hormesis is a pro-nuke con-trick.

        At least that is what I have always believed.

        But now with Busby's statement, I am flummoxed, baffled, even bewildered. I feel like I was happily sitting on a three-legged stool, and one leg has just broke.

    • Jebus Jebus

      The problem with hormesis theory is the pukers have taken mother natures evolved mechanism for life and basterdized it for manmade radionuclides.
      Mother nature has sequestered and shielded herself from natural radiation, solar and terrestial, over time. There is no off switch.
      Hormesis depends on this to function effectively. Not being overwhelmed. All effects are object dependant.
      Where is the line for your overburden of damaging ionizing manmade radiation?
      Who has say in your individual exposure?
      Do they know your level of immediate harm?
      What's your hormesis quotient?
      What formula do you use?
      When is too much for you?

    • Arizonan Arizonan

      No I trust Busby, and I trusted Rosalie Bertell, who explained that hormesis was a real effect, that things grew bigger and faster when exposed to gamma I think, because they are in fear for their lives. However, the theory has NOTHING to do with chronic internalized radionucludes, which is what we have in the current situation.

  • danger kitty danger kitty

    Ya know, I've never been in a fist fight in all my 60 years, but man, I wanna bastard-slap this Bobbie dude so bad. Make him scream for his mom, leave a red mark for weeks.
    The Bobbie creature reeks of Paternalism, the ugly public face of the nuke cult. One PhD says radiation is safe, one PhD (& 20,500? Enenewsers) says radiation is not safe. One of those positions is wrong. Maybe dead wrong.
    So—- Who decides? The crazy 1%? Looks like it. They are only 1%(plus lackeys) but man are they persistent. Sign me up for Homolumina's matriarchal civilization soon as you figure out what habitable planet it could be on..

  • Remember those girls who used to work painting radium watch dials? A lot of them just didn't live long enough to enjoy the benefits of hormesis.

    • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

      Sure do! I used to go to a public shooting range called Buffalo Rock in Ottawa,IL where they operated from the turn of the 20th century until the WW2 era and usually during the dog days of Summer & ignored the hints thrown by local regulars referring to the well water when we ran outta beer(at the campground called Dynamite Hill & during the annual pig roast,not before or during the machine gun competition match!)-all the hair fell outta my legs and my teeth starting going bad & have ongoing bone & misc. health issues ever since(?)!! The poor girls who worked there painted their nails,teeth,etc. with the luminous crap & when they became terminally ill were sent to the company Dr. who diagnosed them as having venereal disease to discredit their character & claim it was their allegedly "promiscuous lifestyles" that caused their illnesses & deaths to escape accountability for what they KNEW even then was very nasty stuff that netted them tidy profits!!DESPICABLE!! I guess the corporations got a head start towards devising nuke-puke corporate strategy to keep nukes going even before they figured out how to make the biggest BOOMERS & boil & poison water & vast tracts of land to produce unnecessary electricity??!!~anything for a quick buck!~ 🙁

  • amberlight amberlight

    In order to prove the theory of beneficial hormesis they would have to find subjects who have not been previously exposed to radiation (other than completely natural background levels) and are kept isolated from any future exposure to radiation not administered in the laboratory. In other words, they are going to have to travel back in time to a pre-nuclear world!

    Bye bye, Bobby, and don't let the Wayback machine hit you in the @ss as you climb aboard…

  • Ontological Ontological

    All the oncologists etc. are enjoying a great 'windfall' of benefits, and expect many more from us downwinders yep.

    • jec jec

      And the administration is trying to get as many people on OBAMACARE before the insurance companies wake up and find out they, like the public, have been HAD! this is not going to be cheap. Just for cataracts,and the fix is not perfect, is about 5K an eye. With medical insurance, it covers some, but if you want GOOD lenses inserted so you can see..2K per eye over insurance. That's my experience–the doctor could not figure out how my corneas got so damaged until I mentioned being in Europe in the 1986-87 time frame. "OH..that explains it..", so assuming the eye guys see this a lot!

  • timemachine2020 timemachine2020

    BENEFICIAL?????????? YOU FUCKING ASSHOLE FEDERAL FUCKING LIARS!!!

  • timemachine2020 timemachine2020

    Someone post Kevin Blanche phone number here for me.. please

    • timemachine2020 timemachine2020

      All good . I have spoke with Kevin.. 84 year old nun Megan Rice gets 35 months in prison! We all need to schedule visits to her as much as possible. Im in. I expect no less from my fellow enenewsers!!! Hope to see you there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mark….. Im told her comissary will be taken care of.. I will make sure it is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOD BLESS MEGAN RICE!!!!!!!!! IM JUST THANKFUL I WAS PRIVILEDGED TO KNOW WHAT SHE STOOD FOR……………

      • PurpleRain PurpleRain

        Is there any way to send her mail? I would like to send her a little personal note or card. If someone has that information at all please post it. Thank you. (Might be a nice touch to warm her heart if we all sent her a letter).

        • sayonara kitty sayonara kitty

          i was so angry i sent an email to DOE http://energy.gov/about-us/contact-us in reference to this study. i copied n pasted the comment with all the quotes about no safe levels, and also said i'd call them corporate whores but wouldn't want to insult whores, ( read them here! thanks guys) also, asked if they still were feeding their kids pacific tuna and asked them how many parents will now have to sit up trying to find a way to ease their children's pain and suffering while watching them die, due to their insane sadistic policies of protecting corporations of death over the public health of the citizens. straight up criminals!

        • Arizonan Arizonan

          See Nuclear Resister.org, they are on Facebook too. They have been supporting antinuke prisoners for over 30 years. They have all the prison addresses. They deserve anyones financial support who has it to give. Bunches of people signed cards for Megan Greg and Mike at the Tucson Peace Fair today, and ee advertised our Fukushima Day event March 9 3pm Pima Friends Mtg. House, Tucson.

    • Kevin Blanch contact info with phone… scroll to the bottom
      http://thepostignoranceproject.com/

  • dharmasyd dharmasyd

    Whew! What a relief, radiolnucliedes are good for me. I didn't believe it before, but now that the DOE says so —-~~~~

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Mind control can be very spooky at times…please continue shopping and paying your obscene amount of taxes. These government grants take lots of money from your taxed by force earned income.. 🙁

    If we here really knew where the/our tax money really went we would all simply lay down and cry….some might even jump to their deaths from tall buildings and die. 🙁

  • Wyakin Wyakin

    Dharmasyd-Good to see your periodic posts and your presentation summary on radioactive 35S (in your pants) to your community several weeks ago. You and others are correct in your cynicism re. hormesis.

    According to nuclear hormesis wing nuts, this is great news for all DNA sharing species.

    Epidemiological studies and mainstream science do not support this nuclear wing nut theory. There is no study which conclusively proves there is a level of acceptable exposure to radiation which is guaranteed not to result in adverse health effects.

    Academically, “Consensus reports by the United States National Research Council and the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements and the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) argue there is no evidence for hormesis in humans and in the case of the National Research Council, that hormesis is outright rejected as a possibility. Therefore the Linear no-threshold model (LNT) continues to be the model generally used by regulatory agencies for human radiation exposure.” (WP)

    In contrast, the French Academy of Sciences, the medical authority for the nuclear dominated French state, has claimed “many laboratory studies have observed radiation hormesis…” (WP) The wing nuts theory is complete HS,and is based on laboratory studies rather than where this science really counts, in empirically based observational science outside of a laboratory. (Cont)

    • Wyakin Wyakin

      Based on all the radiation liberated in to the environment around the world, all species should be immortal or highly disease resistant.

      Incessant spewing from operating commercial nuclear reactors, the fallout from thousands of nuclear weapons detonations, ongoing hydroshot tests, nuclear weapons production waste scattered across 36 US states, the unending fallout from the FU meltdowns, the ongoing incineration of nuclear tainted waste in Japan/US/etc, the perpetual leakage at Hanford, burning nuc. waste under the St. Louis garbage dump, storage of waste in failed salt formations, the dumping of waste at sea along the Eastern and Western coasts of the US. dumping of waste by organized crime in the Mediterranean and of the coast of Africa, the TMI, Chernobyl , Fleurus, Forsmark, Sellafield, Atacha, Paks, Tokaimira, Yanagio, Ikitelli, Tomsk, Ititelli, Cadarache, Vandellos, Jaslovske, Bollumice, Kyshtym, Windscale, and Calk River nuclear reactor incidents, etc., have not reduced illness in any species.

      Those who maintain such radical positions should be the first to drink from the nuclear fountain of youth to prove their theories.

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        Similar to the billions of flu vaccinations that have not decreased any deaths from rampaging flu viruses..

        • Wyakin Wyakin

          You are correct. The implications applicable far beyond the flu virus. There is strong similarity between the power and economic structures of nuclear and pharma.

          Although slightly OT here, the main ingredients of vaccines are cultured bacteria and viruses. They also contain stabilizers, neutralizers, carrying agents, and preservatives.

          Many microbiologists argue that the main ingredients and the media on which they are cultured are the primary vector for the introduction of foreign proteins which trigger a host of adverse health effects.

          Flashback to the 108th U.S. Congress House of Representatives Subcommittee on Human Rights and Wellness which held a hearing September 10, 2003, on the simian virus (SV40) that was included in the original polio vaccine produced and administered to children in the 1950s and 1960. The actual contamination of media may have lasted longer than this time period.

          “There is no dispute that millions of Americans received polio vaccines that were contaminated with the virus called Simian Virus 40, or SV–40. There also is no dispute that SV–40 is capable of causing cancer, but there is a major dispute as to how many Americans may have received the contaminated vaccine, with estimates ranging from 4 million to 100 million people. There is also a major dispute as to when the polio vaccine supply got cleaned up. In addition, nobody knows how many people got sick or died because of the contaminated vaccines.” (p1)

          SV-40 not unique…

        • tpak tpak

          The flu virus vaccine just weakens our immune system and lines big pharmas deep pockets.
          They are almost as bad as the nuclear industry…..almost

      • zogerke zogerke

        <<<<Based on all the radiation liberated in to the environment around the world, all species should be immortal or highly disease resistant.>>>>>
        +1111111111111111111111111111

    • jec jec

      Wait until all the science guys realize the prostrate cancer increase is due to radiation. Us gals have faced the breast cancer increases…

  • We Not They Finally

    Re the DOE report about "beneficial radiation": I really hate using words like "should be shot." It seems so impolite [sarc] Why don't we just "shoot" them with some sodium pentathol? Can't hurt….

  • It's safe for people in general, just not them! They always say it's safe, but keep their own families as far away as possible. Don't listen to what they say, watch what they do. Whatever they say, usually the opposite is true, so research the opposite and bingo, you've probably got the truth! Do protect yourself by researching zeolyte and how it can rid the human body from radiation poisoning. http://thehealingfrequency.com/zeolite/

  • WIPP Info, Email from the Lab to Nuke Pro
    This morning I received an email from Russell Hardy who runs the testing lab that detected "transuranics" at the Underground Storage site. I'll do some back of the envelope calcs later, guessing at the Cubic Meters flow rates and time, and calculate a mass of ejection based on air density.

    Russell states that they havent "had time" to calculate the Cubic Meter. This calculation is simplistic and quick. But they have had time for a press conference to say how low it was. Read the email.

    http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2014/02/wipp-waste-isolation-pilot-plant.html

  • Wyakin Wyakin

    B. Tribune:

    “US officials are working with the government and the Port Authority to insure radiation detection equipment are operational as the potential for contamination is a ‘concern’… Following reports last month that Jamaican Customs authorities have recorded “higher-than-normal” levels of radiation in two shipments from Japan, Neda Brown, a public affairs officer within the US Embassy, yesterday confirmed that the US Department of Energy has visited the country to “review a radiation detection programme.”

    US citizens-notice how many of the individual EPA Radnet sites have no monitoring results when queried? Maybe attributed to results above scale, but primarily blamed by EPA officials on maintenance needs.

    Maybe US Officials should try to fix the alleged non functioning and un-budgeted maintenance of EPA monitoring stations in the US, and require the FDA/USDA/etc. start testing regimens for all food and goods sold in the US, to put the safety of taxpaying citizens in front of window dressing politics.

    The existing allowable US food radiation level restrictions are pathetic. They need to be dramatically lowered from 1200 Bq/kg.

    Nevertheless, agencies with the fiduciary responsibility to test food safety on behalf of its citizens should report actual results regardless of the officially established safety threshold guidelines.

  • Flapdoodle Flapdoodle

    It is beneficial. Optometrist can charge 50% more for eyeglasses for 3 eyed kids. Not to mention shoes, gloves. T shirts may become "F" shirts.

  • FixItStupid FixItStupid

    U.S. Gov’t-funded Study: West Coast and Hawaii residents are Fukushima downwinders — Effects of this radiation exposure expected to be ‘beneficial’

    Having Worked for the Jack ASS Gov. And sleeping on this! B.S. DISINFORMATION = /IS BIG Code Talk YES ALL The Lies & Double Talk / IS Telling 'Me' ITS ALL TRUE ALL THE HORRORS OF NUCLEAR ALL THE CANCERS HORMESIS PAINFUL DEATH TO COME / CODE ITS REAL TAKE ALL THE PRECAUTIONS PROTECT YOURSELF & FAMILY GOD KNOWS THEY/<GOV> WILL NOT !!!! TO ALL HERE YOU KNOW THE BIGER THE LIE THE MORE LIKE ITS TO BE TRUE JUST SAYING JUST LIKE A KID WHO IS CAUGHT IN HIS LIE TELL A BIGER ONE AND So ON ! I LOVE YOU ALL TRUTH TELLERS THANK YOU & HOLD IT TOGATHER OK LOVE AND PEACE & LOVE OF THE EARTH OK THE GOOD FIGHT OF TRUTH THANK YOU ALL !!!

  • dosdos dosdos

    Translation finally broken: hormetic = Homer Simpsonic

  • bo bo

    The whole hormesis topic got me curious about this 'radon hot spring' that old folks frequented for 'hormetic effects'. I was always confused by it but also have not heard of people falling sick from it either. This article answered my question: apparently it was just a marketing gimmick, there was little to no radon present.
    http://articles.latimes.com/2004/nov/21/news/adfg-radon21

    The existence of this hot spring was very harmful though, because it did place this huge question mark when I was young – ' so, is radiation bad for you or good..?'

  • jackassrig

    Remember when in the old days we stuck our new Buster Browns plus feet under the Xray machine? Well, they don't do that any more. I wonder why?

  • or-well

    Hormesis shill alert.
    Some of you will remember DiogenesNJ, a self-professed advocate of hormesis, who posted here at various times in 2011/12.
    I have seen this on-screen name on other sites since.
    It is either a paid shill or a Nukist "True Believer".
    Just a heads-up.

  • davidh7426 davidh7426

    Bobby R. Scott Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute – Effects of this radiation exposure expected to be ‘beneficial’ [to our bank balance.]

    Oxygen / Water — Effect
    ————————
    Too little — Death ( not good )
    Just enough — Life ( great )
    Too much — Death(?) ( Not good )

    So why on earth do these 'muppets' believe that radiation can possibly be of benefit to anything other than their bottom line.

  • American Phoenix57

    “It appears that perhaps the most serious unanticipated effects of fallout is long-term, persistent immune deficiency.” . . . “It can weaken the immune defenses of the body at very low total doses leading to unexpectedly large increases in infectious diseases and cancers.”

    “When the radiation from such isotopes as strontium-89 and 90 in the bone marrow mutates an existing virus that invades the T-cells of the immune system and kills them in the process of replication, the stage is set for the complete collapse of the immune defenses and resulting death from opportunistic infections or cancer.” (Ernest Sternglass, “The Implications of Chernobyl for Human Health”, International Journal of Biosocial Research, no.8, p. 18, 19, July 1986)

    • GQR2

      RAIDS – they are set up to medicate, micro diagnose and make a fortune while the people languish with chronic illness and seceptability to all kinds of infections,and physical pain. social difficulties,difficulties working. Yeah radiation is beneficial – that is lie. It will never be beneficial the planet, and the universe is just stuck with it,and die a slow death on the macro level and quick deaths on the personal level. Decades cut off life spans. No more super geezers? Lots of birth defects. ooooOOOoHHHhhh
      Those coming up will be too poor to market to. Dismal !! 🙂

      i was watching the Oppenheimer death quote.
      I think those tears of his are crocodile tears.

    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

      AP57, Yes…there are many, many vectors and so, so many negatives all the way down the line to the end when one gets RAIDS.. 🙁

    • sayonara kitty sayonara kitty

      auto immune diseases… i have RA, under control when i can get my meds from mexico over the counter at 20$ a month, can't get em here cause FDA took them off the market, (cause they worked, suppliments). i was in 10th grade, 6 miles from TMI when that went off, my boxer dog scottie, died that summer, just fell over in the back yard and died. my mom, a lifetime non smoker and drinker, died at a young 67 with lung, pancreatic, and kidney cancer. words cannot describe how i detest this horrible industry. now downwind of SONGS and fukushima, after i finish my garage sale today, i going on my scooter to hang large signs on I-5 that say "fukushima is here". 40 years later and the facts are even more hidden from the public. so much for progress.

  • GQR2

    shit ! meant to make that an unhappy frown, not a damn smile.

  • hormesis = BIG LIE! (MEGA Size)

    This is more the reality:
    "… persistent immune deficiency."

    followed by,
    "…complete collapse of the immune defenses…"

    🙁

  • cooterboy

    Notice the date March 16, 2011, The NRC head, Casto, was in Japan that day talking with the Japanese gov. and said;

    "According to Mr. Casto, his team helped Japan develop the road map that resulted in the plant being declared officially under control in December."

    Click on the link below to see the face of the spin doctor himself. Note the date.

    http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2012/02/22/u-s-nuke-official-this-is-too-big-for-tepco/

    Peace,

  • cooterboy

    Footnote;

    He doesn't call out his team, because if memory serves me well you never call out a CIA agents name. Casto probably works for the CIA.
    His team did a good job and I would imagine that if one looks at other governmental agencies, as to how much spin came from them in the following week. Coincidence is now coverup, provable, at the highest level.

    Peace,

    • American Phoenix57

      "We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false."
      – William Casey, CIA Director (from first staff meeting, 1981).

  • I promise to do everything in my power to debunk such reprehensible dis-information.

    • m a x l i

      It's easy to debunk. Scroll down a bit!

      And there are many more ways to debunk it. In the "scientific" work we are talking about it says against the end under "Acknowledgements": "This paper is dedicated to the heroic and courageous recovery workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan."

      I'm wondering: What is there 'heroic' when you are doing something that is 'beneficial' to you?

  • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

    After waking up to the news of another person just recently diagnosed with cancer having been rushed to the hospital with a high fever & seizures I am all the more sickened & disgusted by all this.I guess I should mention that it's an 11 yr. old little girl…. I'm unable to even maintain my composure right now much less type my usual rambling "novel",but I have to admit that I'm kinda disappointed that the way this headline is seen by people just learning the serious nature of 311/Fukushima and the places like WIPP where they think they can tuck the shitium spewing from ALL nuke plants & weapons mfg. facilities but flaws in the crumbling nuclear infrastructure & incompetence by the handlers have exposed how foul & deadly their crap is to everyone including little girls who don't even have a family history of cancers! I sure hope anyone who sees the headline here that serves to be an ad promoting nuclear by telling them that wallowing in atomic filth is something to look forward to and be grateful for??!! UUGGGHH!!!! 🙁

  • Nick

    Some time in the future…….

    American and Japanese children are unable to count to ten, it's been determined that only having eight fingers might be a reason……….

    …back to now.

    TATAL. Toxic at the atomic level.

    That is all anyone with a brain pan needs to understand.

    To be downwind of a TATAL event is to be TOTALLY TOAST.

    The manufacturers of pink dye are going to get very rich.

  • m a x l i

    Effects of Fukushima radiation expected to be 'beneficial'. Wow, this truly is some good news!

    I know some people, who for sure are missing out on the benefits. Someone please make a phone call to the gentlemen of the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) and tell them they need to read about this scientific breakthrough, must no longer pay attention to the propaganda of communist-terrorist-atheist fear-mongering nutters and have to stop their silly habit of wearing full-body protective suits and respiratory masks on the rare occasions when they pay a short visit to the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.

    You can watch this angst-driven irrational behaviour in the first 30 seconds of this video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pu6kJ6uNZQ

    They are displaying a bad example and are fuelling radiophobia. I am very disappointed! Next time I expect them to arrive in swimming trunks, to make a dip in the fuel pools, to drink a glass of water from one of the wells around the power plant, to show a big smile and to accept the invitation by the locals to a dinner composed of finest Fukushima produce.

    By the way: When the gentlemen in question finally overcome their baseless fear and reject the white jump suits any overcautious idiot wants to force onto them, it will even be beneficial to their appearance when they don't look any longer like clowns in sleepers and nappies.

  • earthsmith earthsmith

    The hormatopoietic mode of death….its gonna hurt. Guess all those Mayak workers that died of cancer missed the beneficial seminar.

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