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Submission + - Reserchers Say Fukushima Child Cancer Rates 20-50x Higher than Expected (ap.org)

JackSpratts writes: From the article: A new study says children living near the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer at a rate 20 to 50 times that of children elsewhere, a difference the authors contend undermines the government's position that more cases have been discovered in the area only because of stringent monitoring.

Most of the 370,000 children in Fukushima prefecture (state) have been given ultrasound checkups since the March 2011 meltdowns at the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. The most recent statistics, released in August, show that thyroid cancer is suspected or confirmed in 137 of those children, a number that rose by 25 from a year earlier. Elsewhere, the disease occurs in only about one or two of every million children per year by some estimates.

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Submission + - NASA: Saturn's Giant Hex-Nut Loosening!

JackSpratts writes: "According to sources deep within NASA, the massive fastener running through the heart of the planet is heading for failure. The coming catastrophe might not be limited to Saturn. An event of this magnitude would likely affect nearby bodies as well. Photographic evidence recently analysed indicate the rate of failure is increasing, and this has led to a scramble for a fix and a secret search for a shadowy group long rumored responsible for planetary management. NASA admits "no easy answers."

http://www.p2p-zone.com/underground/showthread.php ?t=23793"

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