[ RadSafe ] Uranium and genotoxicity

Maury Siskel maurysis at peoplepc.com
Sun Jun 8 16:01:00 CDT 2008

Hi Bjorn,

I believe that many like myself read your postings. I read yours and 
gain some understanding even though outside my area of knowledge. I 
suspect that many are simply indifferent (as well as irritated by his 
personal offenses) to the Salsman stuff and no longer even read his 
posts. He has effectively disqualified himself from much attention.

Bjorn Cedervall wrote:

>Read over an earlier of my own messages to which I got no response. I saw,
>however, one sentence that needs to be improved - as has been done with large
>caps below. That was an understatement from my side as I had clarified
>that in an earlier posting but for those who hadn't read that the sentence
>must have seemed strange as everyone eventually dies.
>Bjorn Cedervall

>------------------------------------------------------------------------> From: bcradsafers at hotmail.com> To: radsafe at radlab.nl> Subject: RE: [ RadSafe ] Uranium and genotoxicity> Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2008 02:21:30 +0000> > > 1. I distinguished between effects on the germline and effects on somatic cells.> My comment was not about somatic cells like all cells in a developing embryo> except the germ cells in the gonads.> > You are asking a question (birth defects) that I didn´t address. If I am to> respond to that I want to see at least 2-3 peer reviewed papers on the topic> before I come with an opinion.> > The paper (from 1991) that has been discussed recently is about male> reproduction in mice. The answer could even be a libido question due to> metallic toxicity.> > 2. I don´t wish scientific facts to be this or that way. The survivability> for humans in an equilibrium situation follows the same principle as that> of moles regardless of whether we wish/like it or not: With N number of> offspring, an average of N-2 will die WITHOUT PRODUCING OFFSPRING
>we wish.> > We have, however, over the past 200 years or so strongly manipulated> the fraction of offspring dying before reproductive age (with 

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