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« on: 20/07/2010 17:59:32 »
We go nuclear this week to investigate the future of atomic energy, the  issues surrounding nuclear waste management and how a proposed new breed  of hybrid fission-fusion reactors might help to boost nuclear fuel  efficiency and minimise radioactive waste. Also, following the 65th  anniversary of the first nuclear bomb test, we hear how the accidental  wilderness created where "the Gadget" was detonated is now a flourishing  example of biodiversity. In Kitchen Science we build a home-made  radiation-detector and we get to the bottom of why humans kiss. Plus,  news of malaria-proof mosquitoes, turning hostile bacteria into safe  vaccines and scientific scrutiny of high-heel-induced foot discomfort!
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« Reply #1 on: 13/07/2010 18:38:42 »
Google for Oklo reactor for a fascinating look at reactor waste storage and natural nuclear reactor creation.
 

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