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Nuclear Fallout May Help Track Illegal Ivory

Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, research, study, poaching, nuclear weapons, 1950-60 )

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Nuclear weapons testing in the 1950s and 1960s may at last have a silver lining, because researchers can now measure radiocarbon levels to tell when animals (including humans) were born and when they died, information for catching poachers.

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Kerrie G (116)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 9:28 am
Noted, thanks.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 12:20 pm

Christeen A (368)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 12:53 pm
Very interesting. Thank you.

. (0)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 12:56 pm
I don't fully understand the implications of this, but, I an no scientist.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 1:55 pm
Thank you, Giana, noted.

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 1:56 pm

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 2:09 am
I'm tired of the cheap talk----show us something/anything. Thx Giana

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 7:01 am
Not too sure about this!

Jamie Clemons (282)
Thursday July 4, 2013, 6:04 pm
Does anyone really think this is a silver lining?

Melania P (122)
Wednesday July 10, 2013, 12:48 pm
Letīs kill the poachers!
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