Nubian Aquifer Radiation Levels Pose Health Risk

7 Jan 2019 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WASHINGTON DC, United States

New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Sahara desert, follows on from research in a similar fossil aquifer in 2009 in Jordan, where high levels of radioactivity were also discovered. The aggregate findings presented by Neil Sturchio of the University of Delaware, Newark, at the end of December, suggest that communities across the Middle East and Africa that rely on these ancient sandstone formations for their water are at much higher risk to long term health issues...

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