TIL sunflowers can “remove up to 95% of uranium of contaminated water in 24 hours”. And “experiments in Chernobyl have demonstrated that they can concentrate on 55 kg of plant dry weight all the cesium and strontium radioactivity from an area of 75 m2”. via /r/todayilearned


TIL sunflowers can “remove up to 95% of uranium of contaminated water in 24 hours”. And “experiments in Chernobyl have demonstrated that they can concentrate on 55 kg of plant dry weight all the cesium and strontium radioactivity from an area of 75 m2”.
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Submitted July 09, 2017 at 08:08PM by tallenlo
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