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April 27, 1993 | ROBERT SEELY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the lush but irradiated pastures near the Chernobyl nuclear power station, cows are fed what U.N. officials jokingly refer to as inflated condoms. In fact, the bulbous blue capsules are filled with ferrocyanide and beeswax. In the cows' stomachs, they work like magnets to attract the radioactive cesium particles ingested along with grass, enabling the dairy herds of northern Ukraine to give uncontaminated milk.
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April 27, 1993 | ROBERT SEELY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the lush but irradiated pastures near the Chernobyl nuclear power station, cows are fed what U.N. officials jokingly refer to as inflated condoms. In fact, the bulbous blue capsules are filled with ferrocyanide and beeswax. In the cows' stomachs, they work like magnets to attract the radioactive cesium particles ingested along with grass, enabling the dairy herds of northern Ukraine to give uncontaminated milk.
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