[ RadSafe ] DU not toxicologically identical to non D-U
sjd at swcp.com
Tue Nov 8 19:34:42 CST 2011
This may serve to explain why Busby is waving around
(Professor Dudley) Goodhead.
At the same time, in the Daily Mail Prof. Goodhead said
Fukushima was much ado about nothing:
A brief biography of Goodhead:
At 01:19 PM 11/8/2011, you wrote:
>You have changed the argument, but yes, it is significant since the
>U is on the DNA whereas the "dose from all sources" is not on the
>DNA. Goodhead has argued (and so has Gofman and so have I) that at
>1mSv a year external each cell gets only one track. You can work it
>out yourself. Thats the "dose from all sources" and there is time to
>repair damage. This is not the case for a U atom bound to DNA which
>has an increased gamma cross section and therefore greater
>photoelectron (like beta particles) production.
>I have not changed my argument which was about photoelectron
>enhancement due to high Z elements, which it is now clear you now understand.
>Thats all that needs to be said.
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