Isildur: Oh, FFS. Zinc cadmium sulfide IS the florescent substance.And this isn't newly revealed. This was extensively reviewed back in 1997. She seems to have added nothing new except vague insinuations about some sort of connection to U.S. Radium.The Army was not looking to test the effects on residents, they were looking to test dispersion rates and characteristics. They used ZnCdS and in some cases even some actual (but not considered harmful) species of microbes as tracers to estimate what the dispersion of attacks on the cities would be, if an actual bioweapon was used by the Soviets.Were the tests unethical? Absolutely. By testing in inhabited areas, people were exposed without knowledge or consent to substances that, although thought safe, were not thoroughly enough proven to be so.Were people being deliberately experimented upon in this case? No./For that, you can check out the Tuskegee syphilis experiment//As for U.S. Radium, they were forced to stop making Undark (and stopped processing ore for radium) already by the late '20s. Undark's inventor himself died of exposure to the radium.
Proximuscentauri: You are all SUPPOSED TO CARE about things like this. Radioactive particles or not, tests were done on citizens without their knowledge or consent.Think it doesn't happen anymore? You are a farking idiot.Do NOT go back to sleep.DO SOMETHING.Too much of a pussy? At least SPREAD AWARENESS.
skandalus: Voiceofreason01: Well that explains a lotLived in St. Louis for 8 years. After escaping this past April, all I can say is "pretty much."
MaudlinMutantMollusk: Voiceofreason01: Well that explains a lotBudweiser, for example
Voiceofreason01: Well that explains a lot
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