MYSTERY: Dozens found dead; scientist doubts link to damaged nuclear plant.
By DAN JOLING Associated Press
January 3rd, 2012 09:24 PM
Last Modified: January 3rd, 2012 09:24 PM
Tissue samples from Alaska's sickened ringed seals will be analyzed for evidence of radiation but the scientist preparing to do so says he doubts there's a connection to the Japanese nuclear plant damaged by a tsunami last year.
"My gut feeling is that there's nothing there, that the answer lies in something else that's in the sea," said John Kelly, a professor emeritus of chemical oceanography at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The tsunami damaged the... http://www.adn.com/2012/01/03/2244262/sick-alaska-seals-will-be-tested.html