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  •  thanks you for this real info (1+ / 0-)
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    Samer

    Major props for not mentioning the go-industry standard BED or 'banana equivalient dose' that always seems to be bandied about by those who would make light of radiation exposure.  

     

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    by martinjedlicka on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 01:45:12 PM PDT

    •  I see your point, but it is worth noting that (1+ / 0-)
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      mojo workin

      bananas ARE radioactive, though the main radioactive isotope decays much more slowly (half-life on the order of one billion years).

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      by Samer on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 02:17:54 PM PDT

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