“‘Unexpected’ findings suggest bomb tests, plant accidents boosted male births.
“Nuclear radiation from bomb tests and power plant accidents causes slightly more boys than girls to be born, a new study suggests. While effects were seen to be regional for incidents on the ground, like Chernobyl, atmospheric blasts were found to affect birth rates on a global scale.
“The result: Millions fewer females have been born worldwide than would otherwise be expected, researchers estimate….”
not so good.
edit: research article available online: The human sex odds at birth after the atmospheric atomic bomb tests, after Chernobyl, and in the vicinity of nuclear facilities
previously: india and china’s missing girls
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