At least 340,000 Americans died from radioactive fallout between 1951 and 1973. Hiroshima and Nagasaki resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands. But new research shows that domestic U.S. nuclear tests likely killed more. The new research tracked an unlikely vector for radioactive transmission: dairy cows. The study serves as a reminder of the insidious and deadly nature of nuclear weapons.
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