Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Tue May 6 2008: from Edinburgh Scotsman:
Humble mould could be the key to cleaning nuclear test zones
"FUNGI could be the answer to cleaning up war zones and nuclear testing sites, according to research published this week by Scottish scientists. Experts at Dundee University say fungi – related to the blue streaks in some cheeses – have the ability to clear away radioactive waste. Their study – which appears in the journal Current Biology– shows the organisms can transform depleted uranium, the radioactive metal used in nuclear weapons, into a stable mineral."
[Read more stories about: bioremediation]

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

The ApocaDocs say:
Of course, once this humble mould gets all full of himself, he'll demand higher wages, better working conditions, etc...

More stories:
  • Alberta Puts C$55 Million Into Pine Beetle Fight
  • Who should MDs let die in a pandemic? Report offers answers
  • (Humble mould could be the key to cleaning nuclear test zones)
  • Breeding toxins from dead PCs
  • Trouble In Paradise: Global Warming A Greater Danger To Tropical Species

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The