Chernobyl plant life endures radioactivity

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La communauté scientifique tente de comprendre comment les plantes parviennent à s’adapter à la radioactivité. Copyright AFP Photo

cientists have uncovered mechanisms that allow plants to thrive in highly radioactive environments like Chernobyl.

They analysed seeds from soybean and flax grown near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor which exploded in 1986.

BBC News

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