[ RadSafe ] Busby Take on Go Figure: What bananas tell us about radiation (BBCarticle)
C.Busby at ulster.ac.uk
Sat Dec 10 15:39:24 CST 2011
The Potassium 40 argument is also misleading since the potassium content of the body is homeostatically regulated and so however many bananas you eat (or in the cases or your friends, whatever the level of bananas you are)the K levels are always the same. And it is Professor, not Assistant Professor. We dont have assistant professors in the UK.
From: radsafe-bounces at agni.phys.iit.edu on behalf of Maury
Sent: Fri 09/12/2011 05:13
To: radsafe at agni.phys.iit.edu; Steven Dapra
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Busby Take on Go Figure: What bananas tell us about radiation (BBCarticle)
It's ok, we have them all over ....
On 12/8/2011 9:14 PM, Steven Dapra wrote:
> Dec. 8
> I thought the nuts were in Wales, not Brazil.
> Steven Dapra
> At 07:23 PM 12/8/2011, you wrote:
>> If you want a really good source of radioactivity [to attain optimal
>> levels] try Brazil Nuts!
>> From: Roger Helbig <rwhelbig at gmail.com>
>> To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
>> Sent: Thu, December 8, 2011 3:34:25 AM
>> Subject: [ RadSafe ] Busby Take on Go Figure: What bananas tell us about
>> radiation (BBCarticle)
>> Here is yet another example of how Busby misleads the public - I was
>> looking for old message about bananas to send to AP reporter in Japan
>> who put out the report on Cs-137 in baby formula after she asked me
>> "bananas from where?" and found this one and started to read the
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