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Do you know how many bananas you need to eat to die of radiation? 😱

That's right, you can die of radiation by eating 🍌. But don't worry! I don’t actually think anyone would dare to do it.

So, here is a guide on: What to know before you go bananas about #NuclearRadiation?
In 2017 the @UofCalifornia read our minds by answering a question that we all have:

How much #radiation is too much radiation? And well, the answer is more simple than we thought 👉it’s just a bunch of bananas.
But first, we need to get familiar and understand some terms. Are you ready?

Everything is composed of atoms (Yep, the periodic table). Some of these atoms are unstable & decay or break apart, & when this happens it emits what we call #Radiation.
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Can you throw #NuclearWaste in the trash can?🗑

Will you become The Hulk if you are exposed to its #radiation?🧟‍♀️

Do you actually know what happens with nuclear waste?

Come! Let’s find out 👇

Spoiler alert: It doesn’t glow green like you see in some movies.
Before we get into crazy nuclear terms, let’s identify the types of #NuclearWaste:
 
High-Level: Most of the #NuclearWaste- the ‘scary’ one

Intermediate-L: Components, medical & lab items- 🏥 also generate this waste

Low-L: Tools, clothes-Hospitals, research facilities, NPP too
Ready for the action? Now we need to get something straight:

#Radiation?Moving energy. It’s a natural process

So, #Radioactivity refers to an atom losing energy by emitting particles capable of removing electrons from other atoms ⚠️Could be hazardous
 
We’ll discuss this later*
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BREAKING - The 3d reactor of the Zaporizha Nuclear Power Plant disconnected from the energy system of #Ukraine. as a safety precaution. Only the 4th out of 6 reactors continues to generate electicity. No more fire at the station.
[2] The #Russian Army, which is currently blocking the roads around the #Zaporizhzha #nuclearpowerplant, allowed #Ukrainian firefighters from #Energodar city nearby to enter the power plant and do their work.
[3] The director of the #Zaporizhzha #nuclearpowerplant is in charge and assured the province governor that there's no radiation leak / contamination. The levels of #radiation within the plant are within the norm as usual. #Ukraine
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Russian troops enter strategic Ukrainian port of #Kherson | 3h ago
- The capture of the strategic southern provincial capital, where the #Dnipro River flows into the #BlackSea, would be the first significant urban center to fall,
euractiv.com/section/europe…
Russian column inches towards #Kyiv | Mar 3
- Russian forces have yet to overthrow the government in #Kyiv
- British military intelligence said on Thursday, a day after Moscow claimed to have captured the Black Sea port of Kherson
metro.us/britain-says-r…
The Russians entered another city; "We are fighting the #Nazis" | Mar 3
- Fighting is also taking place in #Kharkiv, and the Russians report that they have taken over the #NuclearPowerPlant in #Zaporozhye.
B92.net b92.net/eng/news/world…
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#Medium #Mediumship, was reading an old #Tufts@TuftsDaily⁩ article from 2008 interviewing ⁦@jessicaalba⁩ about her film #TheEye, watched the trailer:
you do see how see people died, though, if contacted by the deceased, they share their personality, images of what is relevant, what they think is, which can be difficult; I take #antidepressants, and, am #healing myself from illness, some #trauma, too, and, was seeing more,
earlier in my healing, and believe it is crucial to have a filter/level of #health with, a pretty well-known #medium told me he also got very sick with #pnemonia, I had #mycoplasmapnemonae, in #MeCFS #CFS, had #Lyme #LymeDisease, too, and, the information is for #healing,
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#BREAKING
WH issues readout of US Nat'l Security Advisor #JakeSullivan's conversation today with #Russia's presidential foreign policy advisor, #YuriyUshakov, re: Russia and #Ukraine.

#Ushakov #Putin #Zelensky Image
#BREAKING
WH / US Nat'l Security Council spokesperson issues readout of US Nat'l Security Advisor #JakeSullivan conversation today with nat'l security advisors, foreign ministers & other officials from #BucharestNine of #NATO Allies re: #Russia & #Ukraine.

#B9 #Putin #Zelensky Image
#BREAKING
WH / US Nat'l Security Council spokesperson issues readout of US Nat'l Security Advisor #JakeSullivan's conversation today with #Russia's foreign policy advisor to the president, #YuriyUshakov.

#Putin #Zelensky #Ukraine #Ushakov Image
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#BREAKING
Nat'l Security Council Spokesperson Emily Horne issues readout of Nat'l Security Advisor #JakeSullivan's conversation today with #Ukrain's head of presidential office, #AndriyYermak.

#Russia Image
#BREAKING (via WH press pool)
#Biden talks with journalists re: #Ukraine.

#Russia Image
#BREAKING (via WH press pool)
#Biden says re: potential invasion of #Ukraine by #Russia:

"We’ve been aware of Russia’s actions for a long time and my expectation is we’re going to have a long discussion."

He adds that "won't accept" #Putin's red line in Ukraine. Image
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"Sumiko Hatakeyama begins the roundtable with a useful summary of some of the main themes in Political Fallout, situating the book in relation to other key works as well as to recent events like the 2011 debacle" at Fukushima networks.h-net.org/system/files/c… #genpatsu @BeyondNuclear @napf
"Once these investigations revealed the dispersal of radioactive fallout around the planet, scientists and government officials were forced to confront how dangerous these exposures might be." #nuclear #atomic #bombs #weapons #radiation #radioactive
"evidence of genetic damage at even minute levels of radiation exposure compounded the difficulty in assessing the health & environmental risks of nuclear tests. Eventually known as the “linear non-threshold” hypothesis, this research suggested that there could never be a truly"
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#PatientCentric care, #PtExperience #Tokenism, #HoldingSpace #WeAreBetterTogether ⚠️ long thread.
Recently I attended a meeting of an organization whose focus is in improving #healthcare. This is a highly respected organization. One ☝🏼 of their founding principles is the 1/
engagement of various #stakeholders including #patients and #caregivers. This was not the 1st meeting of this org. I have attended. I walked away from this particular meeting sad, frustrated & a bit angry. The topic was on #patientcentric care. A topic that is near & dear 2/
to me. The caliber of individuals involved was spectacular; academics, researchers, consultants. As I scrolled through participants as well as listened to the conversation and watched the comments come across the screen I was enthralled with the dialogue however 3/
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We’re delighted to open the #ATIBoeingAccelerator Demo Day with an introduction from Sir Martin Donnelly, President @BoeingEurope and MD @BoeingUK. It’s been incredible to work with Boeing and have their support for our 10 #startups creating #sustainability-enabling #tech ✈️ Image
Thank you Minister Paul Scully @scullyp @beisgovuk for joining our Cohort Two Demo Day! "The #ATIBoeingAccelerator is a fantastic resource, providing world-class #startups with great opportunities to innovate and grow in the UK." Image
"Despite the challenges the sector faces, we must continue to find areas of #innovation as the world slowly but surely recovers from the pandemic." It's fantastic to have Nour Eid @UKAeroInstitute support us at the #ATIBoeingAccelerator and provide his insights into #aerospace Image
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*particularly* disgusting #CBCstenography
of 💩corporate #BS 💩

#5G about nation-building; vital to boost productivity & help close connectivity gap faster in rural, remote, Indigenous communities.’

this #thread! 👆re #5Guntested

#cdnmedia😱
#cancer

cbc.ca/news/business/…
deceptive #toxic #RogersShaw #corporate #PR sludge 🤮 :

“Health & safety of all Canadians is truly what is important to us”

read 👆full #5G #thread; overwhelming #5Gfacts(s) show #sham — & #cancer! 😱— enabled by @GovCanHealth & #cdnmedia

#oligopoly
muskokaregion.com/news-story/103…
my reading — check out👆full #thread, pinned tweet — shows:

*** no independent human health testing has been done on effects of #5G on our immune systems ***

#PrecautionaryPrinciple *disregarded* by #BigTelecom @GovCanHealth

#cdnmedia #BellLetsTalk

theintercept.com/2021/03/17/5g-…
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The United States Court of Appeals for the #DCCircuit



#RadiationSickness

@FCC
@US_FDA
#CourtHearings
Jump to around 2 hours in if you replay it.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 11/27/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/11/27/__t…
A hint of new physics in polarized radiation from the early universe

phys.org/news/2020-11-h…

#universe #radiation #astrophysics
Laurie Garrott on Twitter: Every health expert in the Nation asked you to stay home. And this is how America responded.



#thanksgiving #travel #transmission #COVID19 #surge
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🆕 Framework for #MentalHealth & psychosocial support in radiological & nuclear ☢️ emergencies, intended for specialists in #radiation emergency planning & risk management & experts in providing mental health support in health emergencies

👉 bit.ly/3o5a0Y3
Nuclear & radiological accidents can have drastic consequences for both individuals & societies. The Chernobyl & Fukushima nuclear ☢️ accidents were reported to have caused considerable diverse & long-lasting #MentalHealth & psychosocial consequences.

👉 bit.ly/3o5a0Y3
#MentalHealth concerns of affected populations of #radiation ☢️ emergencies incl.:
🔸fear of radiation & risks for health
🔸stigmatization
🔸disrupted social fabric
🔸↗️ substance use, domestic violence, depression, anxiety & stress

👉 bit.ly/3o5a0Y3
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7 ways you damage your health by using mobile phones excessively

1. Headaches
2. Inattention
3. Sleep disturbance
4. Temper issues
5. Anxiety
6. Depression
7. Possible brain tumor

A thread 🧵

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A mobile phone uses radiofrequency (RF) radiation to communicate with a nearby base station.

Once the station receives the signal from your phone, it is directed through the landline phone system.

If there's poor network, the phone increases its radiation level to compensate.
On averagely, the level of RF radiation from phones, to which your head is exposed, is about 100 to 1000 times more intense than exposure from base stations.

This means as you use a mobile phone excessively, your head constantly absorbs this RF radiation.
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Hmm. Can't read full article 'cos [£] but does it by any chance mention #JBC?

Merging @PHE_uk's "#COVID19 work" with #TestandTrace ain't the same as "scrapping" the entire agency - not even close! So what's the full story?

How, for example, will this new 'National Institute'...
...relate to the (also new*) #HealthProtection Directorate within @DHSCgovuk?

And again, whattabout the secretive spook-run** #JointBiosecurityCentre with its £9 BILLION budget?

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*Which surfaced in a job ad about a week ago:

**researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-uk-pol…
Also, while #Testandtrace may be *branded* "NHS", it isn't.

Check its homepage URL: contact-tracing.phe.gov.uk
i.e. the parts that aren't commissioned out are *already* @PHE_uk.

A quick scan of the legislation legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2012/7/c… and framework agreement
gov.uk/government/pub…
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Canada's #5G rollout

"A larger number of connected devices will result in huge increases in data that need to be stored in energy-intensive #data centres, which are expected to emit more #carbon than the international #aviation industry."

#Climate

macleans.ca/opinion/threat…
"It also means an exponential increase in the # of wireless networks, which are energy-guzzlers (est. to be 10x less efficient than wired networks). In 2015 alone, the energy used to power wireless networks generated approx. 30 megatonnes of carbon, the same as 4.9 million cars."
"There are no published long-term studies... As one US Senator put it, w/ #5G, “we’re kind of flying blind here, as far as #health & #safety is concerned.” For this reason, 273 #scientists & #doctors in the EU have signed a declaration calling for all 5G [] to be stopped."

#IoT
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 07/25/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/07/25/dai…
Did a Person Write This Headline, or a Machine?

wired.com/story/ai-text-…

#ML #generator #text
Opinion | The Future of Nonconformity

nytimes.com/2020/07/23/opi…

#thinking #nonconformist
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சூரிய கிரகணம் ஸ்பெஷல்

sUrya grahana special

Dharpa Grass Significance:

தர்ப்பை புல்லின் மகிமை:

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#Dharpagrass #radiation #Thread

தர்ப்பை புல் ஆதியிலிருந்து கிரியை மார்க்கங்களில் இறைவனுக்கும், ஜீவனுக்கும் தொடர்புடைய பாலமாக கருதப்படுகிறது.
தர்ப்பை புல்லின் அடிப்பாகம் பிரம்மனும், மத்தியில் விஷ்ணுவும் , நுனியில் ருத்ரனும் இருப்பதால் பரமபவித்ரமாகிய சுத்த சக்தியயன்று அறிக.

தர்ப்பபை சுபத்தை, புனிதத்தன்மையை தருவது, எல்லா பாவங்களையும் போக்க வல்லது.இந்த புல்லில் அதிகமான தாமிர சத்து உள்ளது.
நமது உடலில் வெளியிலிருந்து உள்ளே புகும் தீமையைத் தடுக்கிறது.

தருப்பைப்புல் புண்ணியபூமி தவிர வேறு எங்கும் முளைக்காது. இதற்கு அக்னிகற்பம் என்பது பெயர். இந்த புல் தண்ணீர் இல்லாவிட்டால் வாடாது. நீருக்குள் பலநாட்கள் இருந்தாலும் அழுகாது. 'அம்ருத வீரியம்' என்பது இதன் பெயர்.
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Pt 1 Dec 3. 2018 & Feb 6, 2019
#5g @SenBlumenthal
FIND the entire vid at
THANKS to #AnonymousOfficial
#filmigo
Pt 2 #5g Senator Blumenthal questioning ontesting of 5g. No one was spending any funds or testing on 5g. However many others were privately testing on 5g and getting plenty of data.
Pt 3 #5g various studies of 5g #studieson5g #powerwatch #emf #radiation Image
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Yes! For example this team showed that exposure to Wi-Fi radiofrequency #radiation for 5 hours modulated E. coli gene expression (52 #genes were upregated, 49 downregulated) 👉 that led to changes in several bacterial cellular + metabolic processes: nature.com/articles/s4159… ImageImage
2/ This study found that exposure of E. coli #bacteria to 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi radiofrequency radiation increased their antibiotic resistance and motility 👉 Moreover, #biofilm formation was enhanced in E. coli, S. aureus + Staph epidermis: europepmc.org/articles/pmc68… ImageImage
3/ It’s worth noting that bacterial communication in #biofilms is partly mediated by ion channel mediated #electrical signaling (even over long distances) 👉 Check out this interview I did w/ UCSD’s Gurol Suel on the topic: microbeminded.com/2018/01/29/20-… Image
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Thread on today's #Russia explosion (this is becoming a habit):
In November 2017, Russia test fired the Burevestnik (SSC-X-9 Skyfall) nuclear-powered cruise missile from it's test location at Pankovo.
Comparison images show the site from the 20th May 2019 appear to be "abandoned". The environmental shelter appears to be gone on the rails. Image courtesy of @ArmsControlWonk shows that this was still present in June 2018.
Today at the Nyonoksa Site on the White Sea an explosion has killed at least 2 people and seriously injured many more. (6 was the last I saw reported). Hazmat team was involved in the evacuation of the wounded and a a small spike in radiation was reportedly detected.
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Important paper 👉 They identified several #microbiota components strongly associated w/ white blood cell dynamics☝️Supports the growing reality that we must study the human #immune response in concert w/ the increasing # of #organisms capable of persisting in humans
They also clarify that the #radiation + #chemotherapy administed to hematopoietic cell therapy (HCT) patients can cause loss of #microbiome diversity + commensal microbial families 👉 but microbiome diversity can recover during white blood cell reconstitution Image
That supports a 2nd important trend 👉 #Immunosuppressive treatments can negatively impact microbiome “health”, while supporting the immune response may have the opposite effect (improved #microbiome dynamics)
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Wow this is major 👉 In simple terms, infection can change the #electrical properties of #macrophages in a way that eventually directs the white blood cells away from the site of #infection...allowing the escape of the macrophages that contain pathogens
Also, remember this study? 👉 which found that #bacteria in #biofilm communities not only coordinate their own behavior, but also influence the behavior of diverse species at a distance☝️via ion channel mediated long-range electrical signaling: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
And this study 👉 which found that #bacteria in the human gut can generate #electricity☝️The genes that code for this electrical transfer were identified in hundreds of bacterial species, including human pathogens: nature.com/articles/s4158…
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