The Atomic Garden

Eradicating famine? My ninja, please.

After WWII, there was a concerted effort to find ‘peaceful’ uses for atomic energy. One of the ideas was to bombard plants with radiation and produce lots of mutations, some of which, it was hoped, would lead to plants that bore more heavily or were disease or cold-resistant or just had unusual colors. (Source)


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Posted: April 25th, 2011
at 11:39am by mnp

Categories: myninjaplease,too good to be true,green,science,ethics

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