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How Tumbleweeds Spread Radiation From Old Nuclear Sites

How Tumbleweeds Spread Radiation From Old Nuclear Sites

The tumbleweed, which seems so at home rolling down a highway, is actually an invasive plant from the Russian steppes. In the relatively short time it’s been invading the plains — just over a century — the tumbleweed has managed to establish itself as an indelible symbol of the western…