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[Merged] Butterfly Mutations Found

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Researchers in Japan say they have found evidence that radiation from the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident has caused the mutation of dozens of butterflies.

Features such as stunted wings, irregularly developed eyes, disfigured antennas and different color patterns found in butterflies from irradiated regions have led scientists to say they have found evidence to suggest a link between the genetic mutations and the radioactive material that was leaked into the environment last year.

"We conclude that artificial radionuclides from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant caused physiological and genetic damage to this species," said the researchers' report, which was recently published in the journal Scientific Reports.

The study is one of the first to explore the genetic impacts of the disaster.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/14/fukushima-mutant-butterflies_n_1777180.html

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Researchers in Japan say they have found evidence that radiation from the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident has caused the mutation of dozens of butterflies.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Butterflies...

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If Butterflies are like that what about the people?

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As long as they don't turn into west Wonthagga killer moths we will be okay. :gun:

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So human irresponsibility has caused more pain and suffering to innocent species. This is so sad and wrong.

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I want one.

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Already a post about this in here somewhere .

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