The ruined remains of www.spotfodo.com Chernobyl have become a source of several environmental mysteries. Rapid adaptation of rodents, the swift return of nature and www.sinai.org.il now extremely happy fungi that seem to http://www.grantontrailers.com/online-viagra-cheap be feeding on waste radiation.
According to the research of some folks at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Cryptococcus neoformans is converting radiation into fuel. This could mean that fungus is the solution to two of our greatest environmental problems, lack of cialis online fuel and too much radioactive waste.
All we need to do is surround our nuclear waste with this radiation-eating fungus and then harvest it every once in a while to produce some kind of bio-fuel. I doubt we have enough radioactive waste to feed enough fungus to run America's automobile fleet, but that's hardly something to cheap cialis online prescription complain about.
It looks like melanin (the same melanin found in human skin) plays the visitkansascityks.com roll of chlorophyl in this 'radiosynthesis.' After taking in the radio waves, the melanin starts off a reaction that allows the fungus to grow. The scientists speculate that the fungus could be used for bio-fuel farms in high-altitude areas with low-light and high-radiation. Or they could be food for astronauts on long-haul, nuclear-powered missions.
In any case, now we know that life will continue even if the light of the sun disappeared, because fungi in Chernobyl will continue to eat left-over radiation for centuries. And isn't that just the beginning of a wonderful sci-fi novel.
Via Technology Review
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