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It’s been more than seven years since the catastrophic meltdown of the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, but a team of French researchers has found evidence of that disaster here in the Bay Area, in the storied wine bottles of the Napa Valley.
Researchers looked for the radioactive particle, cesium-137, in vintages from 2009 to 2012, expecting to see an increase after 2011, when the meltdown happened. Cesium-137 is a byproduct of the uranium fission used in nuclear
This story is from The SFGate. Read the rest of this News story at http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Radioactive-Particles-from-Fukushima-Disaster-Detectable-in-Napa-Valley-Wine-488915691.html.