Russian Team "Actinides" Announces Discovery of Industrial Biochemical Method of Elemental Transmutation (Press Conference and Press Release)

I received an email today about a press conference that was held at the Swiss Press Club in Geneva on June 21, 2016 by a Russian Corporate Partnership called Actinedes consisting of inventors Viktor Kurashov and Tamara Sakhno, and the administrator Vladislav Karabanov.

The group’s website is http://bt-isotopes.com/

I will provide some transcription from the conference.

Vladislav Karabanov: Ladies and Gentlemen, Today, in Geneva we are making public a discovery and technology which, without any exaggeration, could be described as having historic significance. Now the essence of this discovery and technology boils down to the development of an industrial method for the transformation of chemical elements into other elements and their isotopes. What we have to show you today is a transmutation without any nuclear reactors, without heavy water or anything of the kind, to obtain a transmutation of elements. Our approach to the chemical transmutation of elements is biochemical in nature. It is still too early to grasp the economic and civilizational significance of this development and technology. It would not be an exaggeration to say that this discovery is a veritable revolution which is going to open a new chapter in the technological progress.

“Unlikely as it may sound, this is a fact. The architects of this discovery and technology are leading Russian Chemists, Mrs Tamara Sahno and Mr. Victor Kurashov. These are theoretical and experimental scientists who stand on the shoulders of a dynasty of researchers who have been instrumental in discovering these methods for the transformation of chemical methods. Mankind, represented by the authors, has discovered this method for the transmutation of matter which is likely to change the face of today’s world, perhaps as deeply as it was changed by the use of electricity, perhaps even deeper. The repercussions of this revolution will be felt in the energy sector, medicine, industry and perhaps would also open up new industries, brand new industries that will have enormous humanitarian implications.

“What is most important to bear in mind is that what we are talking about here is a ready-made industrial approach that will be capable of producing target products in industrial quantities in a matter of months. With respect to the economic aspects of this discovery I am going to brief you about that later . . .

Victor Kurashov: “Ladies and gentlemen, our work to develop the technology for the transmutation of chemical elements goes back to the early 90s. The very first results were obtained back in 1998, but the bulk of this effort and research, as well as hundreds of successful experiments fall on the Summer and Autumn of 2013. Our further efforts involved patenting this work, and so for all these reasons we haven’t rushed to publish our findings until the patent was issued. We received the patent priority on the 15th of May 2014, whereas the patent itself was issued on the 25th of August 2015.

“Let’s move onto the process itself very briefly. The first component used in the process is ore, or nuclear waste. The second component of the process are valuable valency metals such as vanadium, chromium, manganese, iron, cobalt, nickel, copper, zinc, and others. Either of these will do, but we tend to use iron as the least costly element. The third component and a factor in this process, these are bacteria. Usually we use iron and sulphur-reducing bacterial species which we select along a certain list of criteria, such as that the bacteria are active, that they are resistant to radiation, that they are adapted to a heavily salted solution — ore, suspended in water.

“Now about the technology itself: ore, or nuclear waste (there’s no difference) is processed by bacteria in the presence of valuable valency elements in any closed vessel. The transmutation process kicks off immediately, and proceed stage by stage for two or three weeks until target elements are obtained. But if it is not stopped on time, this process would carry on until stable isotopes are obtained as the end product.”

That’s as far as my transcription goes for now. The full video, in English and Russian is below.

I find this interesting. I have not yet found the patents referred to (harder to do in Russian), but the process here does not sound too complicated, and I imagine as word gets out there could interest among researchers to try and replicate the results.

Below is the text of a press release published on June 13 here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/presentation-of-biochemical-method-of-elements-transmutation-300283573.html

GENEVA, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Gathered in a corporate partnership called “Actinides”, Vladislav Karabanov – administrator of the group and inventors Tamara Sakhno and Viktor Kurashov, claim to have created a revolutionary new method of transmutation of chemical elements through biochemistry. This approach would artificially produce many valuable and most valuable chemical elements and their isotopes from other chemical elements biochemically without the use of atomic reactors, cyclotrons, highly enriched uranium or heavy water. The method does not represent any threat to the environment or personnel. Its effectiveness in comparison to traditional methods is enormous.

The method leads to obtaining various valuable and most valuable elements and isotopes, demanded in energy, medicine, and industry. Among them Francium, Radium, Actinium, Protactinium, Americium, Berkelium, Californium, and various other isotopes. All of them in convenient form, favorable for separation and purification. It would also be applicable for the 100% deactivation of nuclear waste.

This method and its results are confirmed by the Russian Patent of the Patent Office. The inventors claim to have performed over 2000 experiments and obtained substantial and consistent results. The research work was conducted with private money and the technology is 100% owned by the group. The inventors claim, that this method is immediately ready for commercial scale production of many valuable elements and their isotopes, needed for medicine and industry.

The presented invention provides access to new sources of energy and medicines. Due to methods cost effectiveness, it will make most advanced nuclear medicine technologies available for a wide range of people. It will give impulse to the development in spheres such as energy, industry, medicine, space exploration and inaccessible areas of the earth and the oceans.

Authors of the invention will hold a press conference, its goal is to present this revolutionary method in Europe and the United States and find partners.

Members of Partnership:
Tamara Sakhno – scientist, chemist biotechnologist, author of the invention
Viktor Kurashov – scientist, chemist biotechnologist, author of the invention
Vladislav Karabanov – administrator of the group, commercial application manager

Press Conference will be held in Swiss Press Club in Geneva, Switzerland

Address: “La Pastorale” Route de Ferney 106, Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 21st of June, 2016 at 12:00 pm local time.
Language of press conference – English.

Live stream of the event will be available at:
http://2013.pressclub.ch/fr/conference/transmutation-delements-chimiques-par-la-methode

See also the site for more information www.bt-isotopes.com
Contact: Email
Tel 1: +41 22 575 27 33 Vladislav Karabanov
Tel 2: +39 34 55 27 81 84
Skype: variru

SOURCE Vladislav Karabanov

  • Ophelia Rump

    Are they saying that they can convert iron into radioactive elements though the use of bacteria, as well as deactivate existing radioactive materials?

    • Frank Acland

      “The method leads to obtaining various valuable and most valuable elements and isotopes, demanded in energy, medicine, and industry. Among them Francium, Radium, Actinium, Protactinium, Americium, Berkelium, Californium, and various other isotopes. All of them in convenient form, favorable for separation and purification. It would also be applicable for the 100% deactivation of nuclear waste.”

      • Ophelia Rump

        But they did not say what ore they need to start from for those.
        Isn’t it most likely to be something already close?

        • Mark Underwood

          I’m supposing by ‘ore’ they mean radioactive ore, which would be either uranium or thorium. So either radioactive ore or nuclear waste is presumably the first key ingredient. Mix in a transition metal, water and bacteria, let simmer, and presto!

    • psi2u2

      ‘as if they can walk an element across the periodic table into other squares’

      Haha. I love that image, like some form of a square dance I assume.

    • LindbergofSwed

      I think they say they can make any element or any isotop from for example Iron. They can stop the process at the wanted element

      • Bob Greenyer

        Notice – Valance metals…

        Read… Transition metals, they are the key, include actinides, Lanthanides and Transuranics.

        They have the decency to give credit to the LONG history of research in this field, Jean-Paul Biberian gave a summary of this in 2013.

        http://goo.gl/YPBbDx

        • Skip

          Fascinating article, thanx (to you and JPB)

          • georgehants

            Wonderful day, science is the most important subject when it is performed correctly with open-minds, Research and Evidence.
            When the half-wits who for years have destroyed science with the belief that they are so expert and qualified, that they can give answers with opinion alone are laughed out of science, then it may move on from the present position of when somebody says they are a scientist, all thinking people laugh quietly to themselves.
            Any scientist on page like to give their scientific opinion that genuine off World UFO’s do not, cannot, exist.
            We wait as with Cold Fusion for clear Evidence of others repeating their findings.

  • Ophelia Rump

    Are they saying that they can convert iron into radioactive elements though the use of bacteria, as well as deactivate existing radioactive materials?

    Oh no I see, the Iron is used to convert some other unspecified ore. So that does not tell us a lot about why this is so exciting, beyond neutralizing threat from radioactive waste. We really get no sense of how far they can transmute from the original material.

    They hype the potential as if they can walk an element across the periodic table into other squares, even though they give no hint of how far they can alter an element.

    I wonder if they have even given thought to the energy released in the process?
    They probably treat the heat as a problematic waste product which kills their precious bacteria.

    • Frank Acland

      “The method leads to obtaining various valuable and most valuable elements and isotopes, demanded in energy, medicine, and industry. Among them Francium, Radium, Actinium, Protactinium, Americium, Berkelium, Californium, and various other isotopes. All of them in convenient form, favorable for separation and purification. It would also be applicable for the 100% deactivation of nuclear waste.”

      • clovis ray

        Francium, ;o) 87

      • Ophelia Rump

        But they did not say what ore they need to start from for those.
        Isn’t it most likely to be something already close?

        Also if you can start lower on the table and work your way up that seems like it would have much greater utility than working your way down. Is there any indication of direction?

        Assuming Hydrogen as the bottom.

        • Mark Underwood

          I’m supposing by ‘ore’ they mean radioactive ore, which would be either uranium or thorium. So either radioactive ore or nuclear waste is presumably the first key ingredient. Mix in a transition metal, water and bacteria, let simmer, and presto!

    • psi2u2

      ‘as if they can walk an element across the periodic table into other squares’

      Haha. I love that image, like some form of a square dance I assume.

    • LindbergofSwed

      I think they say they can make any element or any isotop from for example Iron. They can stop the process at the wanted element

    • Jim Anderson

      Ophelia in the past I shared your scepticism. There is a very interesting book Biological Transmutations by C. Louis Kervran that is worth a read if you can find a copy. The Kervran bio-transmutation story
      and its background is summarized eloquently in “Alchemists in the Garden,” a
      chapter of the best-selling book The
      Secret Life of Plants by Peter Tompkins and the late Christopher Bird. The Secret life Of Plants is easier to find. There is a book review on Infinite Energy in the November December 2,000 edition. In biological Transmutations Kervan suggested that at least some of these reactions were heat absorbing not heat creating so energy would be absorbed not released. At least since Chernobyl there have been been claims by various Russian scientists of nuclear waste treatment by biological means. There is Japanese research along this line also. When I read Biological Transmutations I saw LENR as part a larger whole. If Widem larsen or heavy electron capture theories are to be believed then the range of transmutation would be large.

      • Fedir Mykhaylov

        Similar to the work of Vysotsky from Kiev

  • hereandthere

    full info on their website: bt-isotopes.com

  • Axil Axil

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN0LjXT323s

    Associated video in english

    • psi2u2

      So we can probably count on that, huh? argh.

      • Omega Z

        Rare earths are not rare, but in fact quite plentiful.

        Rare in this instance means it is sparsely distributed and very large quantities of material need to be extracted to obtain small quanties of them. This is why their expensive and the cheap labor in China gives them an advantage.

        Robots will eventually be the labor equalizer. China has threatened robotizing jobs as their labor costs increase. They are very hesitant to start this process as once this path is taken, everyone will follow. The cost of and operation of robots is univerally comparable. Regardless where deployed.

        • Fedir Mykhaylov

          Subscribe to the new Luddite movement instead of machines will destroy robots.

    • Gerald

      From 1:15:30 they answer a question about LERN. As far as my knowledge goes its somewhat diferend but it gets easier to understand from there on. They use bacteria to speed up alfa en beta decay, the bacteria transport the proton/electron and mainly you can walk down the periodic table.

    • Gerald

      Sorry, didn’t click on .

  • Axil Axil

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN0LjXT323s

    Associated video in english

    I am looking for the possibility of producing rare earths with this method. Such a capability would make China very sad and Japan very happy.

    The enrichment of U235 using this method would be bad.

    Transmutation of U238 produces U233 among other things. This is worse than U235. Using U233, a bomb can be made critical with only a third of what U235 can do.

    Gold, iridium, mercury and platinum among other things come from plutonium239, 240…etc(nuclear waste).

    Plutonium 208, 209, and 210 is produced is huge volumes. This stuff is used to kill spies and make nuclear space batteries.

    The theory is electron conversion of a proton to a neutron and vis versa neutron to proton then the alpha decays moves elements to the left or the right in the P-table.

    This makes nuclear reactors easier by making fiel available. Lithium can be produced for car batteries.

    Nuclear medicine is enabled through abundant nuclear isotopes.

    Radium production is cut by $millions per gram and Actinium 227 by 100s of $millions per gram.

    This process does not produce energy and therefore is not related to LENR(their opinion).

    Only one type of bacteria does it all, but there are a few others which many substitute,

    • psi2u2

      So we can probably count on that, huh? argh.

      But all you can do is put your energies into something more beneficial from this, for which you deserve great credit. Rare earths are in such short supply that they have or will provoke wars. Anything that made them more widely available by their safe industrial manufacture would be good for the world.

      • Omega Z

        Rare earths are not rare, but in fact quite plentiful.

        Rare in this instance means it is sparsely distributed and very large quantities of material need to be extracted to obtain small quanties of them. This is why their expensive and the cheap labor in China gives them an advantage.

        Robots will eventually be the labor equalizer. China has threatened robotizing jobs as their labor costs increase. They are very hesitant to start this process as once this path is taken, everyone will follow. The cost of and operation of robots is univerally comparable. Regardless where deployed.

        • orsobubu

          They know Marx: with robots, bye-bye to profits.

        • Fedir Mykhaylov

          Subscribe to the new Luddite movement instead of machines will destroy robots.

    • Gerald

      From 1:15:30 they answer a question about LERN. As far as my knowledge goes its somewhat diferend but it gets easier to understand from there on. They use bacteria to speed up alfa en beta decay, the bacteria transport the proton/electron and mainly you can walk down the periodic table.

    • Gerald

      Sorry, didn’t click on .

  • Barbierir

    This sounds huge if confirmed

  • Barbierir

    This sounds huge if confirmed

  • LindbergofSwed

    Do you think this is possible or is it not realistic?

    • Gerard McEk

      It sounds just as good as the QuarkX. Let us wait and see if they can prove their claims.

  • LindbergofSwed

    Do you think this is possible or is it not realistic?

    • Gerard McEk

      It sounds just as good as the QuarkX. Let us wait and see if they can prove their claims.

  • Axil Axil

    The good news, this technology will forces science to figure out how LENR works. Rossi’s massive production is no longer required to awaken science to LENR.

    • Gerard McEk

      Maybe it has nothing to do with LENR.

      • Axil Axil

        No way. It is chemical modification of the nucleus.

    • Ted-Z

      They run their reactors at near ambient temperatures. The energy is somehow not generated. Their findings confirms previous claims of biological transmutations (in chickens, I think, where the energy would boil the chicken…).
      Chemists have great respect to the catalytic properties within biological systems… so, I think that the results are real.
      The costs are in growing the bacteria (bacteria feed) and in the separation of low concentration of the elements. Metals can be precipitated, usually as sulfides, and then separated further by the standard methods of classical separations or by process-scale chromatography of their complexes, electrolysis etc.
      Their reaction medium is quite “dirty”.
      There were some previous papers hinting on biologically-assisted transmutations, but the conversions were not great (some Ukrainian papers claimed the transmutation effects).

      • Ted-Z

        The magic sauce is the bacteria. The enzymes can get two elements close and form bonds under unbelievable (to chemists) angles and lengths. There could be some resonance effect involved, perhaps the enzymes get more than two elements in close proximity. So, the transmutations are enzyme-facilitated. There might be some “morphic field effect” suggested by Rupert Sheldrake. These fields are present mostly in biological systems. For example, the preference of fluorine to bind to the enamel of a tooth can only be explained with the concept of a morphic field.

        • radvar

          That’s a decent starting explanation, at that level of detail.

          (Much as I like Sheldrake I would go with just the enzymes controlling the reactions very carefully.)

          Transmutation is a big a jump over photosynthesis. But plants splitting water with photons is pretty amazing by itself.

  • Axil Axil

    The good news, this technology will force science to figure out how LENR works. Rossi’s massive reactor production is no longer required to awaken science to LENR.

    • Gerard McEk

      Maybe it has nothing to do with LENR.

      • Axil Axil

        No way. It is chemical modification of the nucleus.

    • Ted-Z

      They run their reactors at near ambient temperatures. The energy is somehow not generated. Their findings confirms previous claims of biological transmutations (in chickens, I think, where the energy would boil the chicken…).
      Chemists have great respect to the catalytic properties within biological systems… so, I think that the results are real.
      The costs are in growing the bacteria (bacteria feed) and in the separation of low concentration of the elements. Metals can be precipitated, usually as sulfides, and then separated further by the standard methods of classical separations or by process-scale chromatography of their complexes, electrolysis etc.
      Their reaction medium is quite “dirty”.
      There were some previous papers hinting on biologically-assisted transmutations, but the conversions were not great (some Ukrainian papers claimed the transmutation effects).

      • Ted-Z

        The magic sauce is the bacteria. The enzymes can get two elements close and form bonds under unbelievable (to chemists) angles and lengths. There could be some resonance effect involved, perhaps the enzymes get more than two elements in close proximity. So, the transmutations are enzyme-facilitated. There might be some “morphic field effect” suggested by Rupert Sheldrake. These fields are present mostly in biological systems. For example, the preference of fluorine to bind to the enamel of a tooth can only be explained with the concept of a morphic field.

  • clovis ray

    It, would be cool, but it is always prudent to trust but verify,

  • Tom59

    Is the process comparable to the transmutation reactions Japanese scientists are working on? They are not using bacteria but a chemical process.

    • Axil Axil

      The good thing about bacteria is that they are no cost, They make more of themselves with no expense in chemical feedstock.

      Mark LeClair does this with cavitation but he needs to power his lasers. This is like brewing beer. You just need water clear or not, and some nuclear waste.

      You can make your own nuclear waste by using LeClair’s cavitation technology.

  • Tom59

    Is the process comparable to the transmutation reactions Japanese scientists are working on? They are not using bacteria but a chemical process.

    • Axil Axil

      The good thing about bacteria is that they are no cost, They make more of themselves with no expense in chemical feedstock.

      Mark LeClair does this with cavitation but he needs to power his lasers. This is like brewing beer. You just need water clear or not, and some nuclear waste.

      You can make your own nuclear waste by using LeClair’s cavitation technology.

      What costs money is extracting the elements that you are interested in from the waste beer. But this is all standard chemical engineering stuff.

  • Josh G

    This is HUGE.

  • Josh G

    This is HUGE.

  • Alain Samoun

    Feeling similar to the S.H.I.T ? Too good to be true…

    • Ophelia Rump

      If their process works, they do not need investors. They only need to sell some of their easy to mass produce product. Yet their presentation goes on and on about profitability and the periodic table. They said virtually nothing about the science of it.

      In this case as in the case of the S.H.I.T, the technology could fund itself if it is genuine.

      Buy only the processed elements which you desire from them. When they have proven themselves an endless supply of valuable elements, at deep discount prices, interest in how they obtain their valuable elements will grow of it’s own accord.

      • Паша Кудрявцев

        You can’t just come and say: “Hello guys! We have some gramms of polonium 209, do you want to buy?” IT’S FUNNY!!!

        It should be known, and legally! That’s why they made the press conferences and documented patents.

  • Axil Axil

    What this guys have done is applied science to the prediction of how a desired element is formed. The bacterial know how to do it. You just need to know how long to cook the brew.

    • Roger Roger

      Scientifically-Approved Alchemy: Year 0

      • Fedir Mykhaylov

        Master Llull resting

  • Axil Axil

    What this guys have done is applied science to the prediction of how a desired element is formed. The bacterial know how to do it. You just need to know how long to cook the brew.

    • Roger Roger

      Scientifically-Approved Alchemy: Year 0

      • Fedir Mykhaylov

        Master Llull resting

  • Husky

    So we solved the energy problem and the resource problem with lenr. 😛 Bright future ahead

    • Michael W Wolf

      You forgot the toxic waste.

  • Bob Greenyer

    Notice – Valance metals…

    Read… Transition metals, they are the key, include Actinides, Lanthanides and Transuranics.

    They have the decency to give credit to the LONG history of research in this field, Jean-Paul Biberian gave a summary of this in 2013.

    http://goo.gl/YPBbDx

    • Skip

      Fascinating article, thanx (to you and JPB)

  • Bob Greenyer

    Francesco Celani discovered and named 2 species of bacteria living in Nuclear fuel pools.

    There is quite a lot of evidence out there.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16200501

    http://goo.gl/AmJTEM

  • So, wait…if these dudes just get iron and/or a few other metals, and put them in these bacteria, can they make any element that they want?

    • Roger Roger

      Alchemy is real my man :DDD

  • Thomas Baccei

    The claims of magical wonders proliferate! What a wonderful time to be credulous. The dreams and fantasies are bigger while the real world shrinks. What lover of Frankenstein could deny this? Let us celebrate yet again and wonder why the champagne supply dwindles!

    On so many levels I not only reject this claim, but am dumbfounded by the passive acceptance of so many. Let only one of these miracles be true! But, no…..

  • Thomas Baccei

    The claims of magical wonders proliferate! What a wonderful time to be credulous. The dreams and fantasies are bigger while the real world shrinks. What lover of Frankenstein could deny this? Let us celebrate yet again and wonder why the champagne supply dwindles!

    On so many levels I not only reject this claim, but am dumbfounded by the passive acceptance of so many. Let only one of these miracles be true! But, no…..

    • Roger Roger

      Holy crap the salt levels are gonna shoot through the roof because of the skeptopaths tears

      Considering becoming a miner

  • cashmemorz

    When the first trans-Atlantic sound conversation was made it was declared “What has man wrought” to give an indication of what it must have felt back then when one could only use, at best, mirrors and fire light at night to send signals, at most, 50 miles at a time as a means of instantaneous communication. Now this, gives one a sense of what it was like back then.

  • cashmemorz

    When the first trans-Atlantic sound conversation was made it was declared “What has man wrought” to give an indication of what it must have felt back then when one could only use, at best, mirrors and fire light at night to send signals, at most, 50 miles at a time as a means of instantaneous communication. Now this, gives one a sense of what it was like back then.

  • Alan DeAngelis
  • Omega Z

    The only amazing thing here in my view is the time frame. I really thought the discovery of this knowledge would be much slower given mainstream science view of “We Already Know All There Is To Know”.

    Evidence of many marvels peek their head out from time to time in small bits here and small bits there. Once the mass of these bits reach a certain crescendo, we see reports such as this.

    This is the tip of the iceberg. I hope this is the beginning of an awakening and a hundred or so years from now, society will look back at our modern times as primitive. And that our so called laws of physics have seen major revisions.

    Note: One of the few things in this world I see as impossible is ME running a 4 minute mile. However, I can’t dismiss the possibility of a Quark powered Exoskeleton and ME running a 2 minute mile. Obviously, a 1 minute mile “IS” impossible because as the human body would experience a rapid unscheduled disassembly at 60 MPH.
    🙁

  • Alan DeAngelis
  • Omega Z

    The only amazing thing here in my view is the time frame. I really thought the discovery of this knowledge would be much slower given mainstream science view of “We Already Know All There Is To Know”.

    Evidence of many marvels peek their head out from time to time in small bits here and small bits there. Once the mass of these bits reach a certain crescendo, we see reports such as this.

    This is the tip of the iceberg. I hope this is the beginning of an awakening and a hundred or so years from now, society will look back at our modern times as primitive. And that our so called laws of physics have seen major revisions.

    Note: One of the few things in this world I see as impossible is ME running a 4 minute mile. However, I can’t dismiss the possibility of a Quark powered Exoskeleton and ME running a 2 minute mile. Obviously, a 1 minute mile “IS” impossible because as the human body would experience a rapid unscheduled disassembly at 60 MPH.
    🙁

  • Axil Axil

    http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-06/srs-nuclear-growth-biological-what-does-it-eat?v=1346949975#

    A mysterious, weblike growth with a fondness for Savannah River Site’s spent nuclear fuel has been identified – but not formally named.

    “We did a genetic analysis and found a diverse population of mostly bacteria,” said Christopher Berry, the senior technical adviser of the Savannah River National Labortory.

    The “white, stringlike” substance was first observed in October among old fuel assemblies submerged in the site’s L Area basin, where nuclear materials from foreign and domestic research reactors are stored and guarded.

    Although the growth was deemed harmless, its ability to thrive and spread in such an unusual environment prompted a more detailed analysis.
    “We were able to identify a large portion of the bacteria making up the cobwebs, but there were certainly some where the DNA sequencing came back as unknown,” Berry said.

    Although rare, bacterial colonies have been observed in a few nuclear environments, including a Canadian reactor and at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania, where a growth developed in the site’s spent fuel basin after its 1979 accident.

    Scientists at SRS still have one more local mystery to solve.
    “Right now we are trying to figure out what these bacteria are using for food,” Berry said. “In other words, what is their carbon source?”
    Water in which spent fuel is stored is carefully filtered, treated and deionized to prevent anything that might contribute to corrosion – a perennial concern in nuclear waste storage.

    http://chronicle.augusta.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/story_slideshow_thumb/11526429.jpg

    If its food source can be identified and eliminated, the bacteria – and the cobwebs – might be more easily controlled, Berry said.
    “We found no evidence it contributes to corrosion,” he said. “But visually, they want to get rid of it.”

    • There’s really only one possible source I think – atmospheric CO2. Spent fuel ponds are generally open to the air.

  • Axil Axil

    http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-06/srs-nuclear-growth-biological-what-does-it-eat?v=1346949975#

    A mysterious, weblike growth with a fondness for Savannah River Site’s spent nuclear fuel has been identified – but not formally named.

    “We did a genetic analysis and found a diverse population of mostly bacteria,” said Christopher Berry, the senior technical adviser of the Savannah River National Labortory.

    The “white, stringlike” substance was first observed in October among old fuel assemblies submerged in the site’s L Area basin, where nuclear materials from foreign and domestic research reactors are stored and guarded.

    Although the growth was deemed harmless, its ability to thrive and spread in such an unusual environment prompted a more detailed analysis.

    “We were able to identify a large portion of the bacteria making up the cobwebs, but there were certainly some where the DNA sequencing came back as unknown,” Berry said.

    Although rare, bacterial colonies have been observed in a few nuclear environments, including a Canadian reactor and at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania, where a growth developed in the site’s spent fuel basin after its 1979 accident.

    Scientists at SRS still have one more local mystery to solve.
    “Right now we are trying to figure out what these bacteria are using for food,” Berry said. “In other words, what is their carbon source?”

    Water in which spent fuel is stored is carefully filtered, treated and deionized to prevent anything that might contribute to corrosion – a perennial concern in nuclear waste storage.

    http://chronicle.augusta.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/story_slideshow_thumb/11526429.jpg

    If its food source can be identified and eliminated, the bacteria – and the cobwebs – might be more easily controlled, Berry said.
    “We found no evidence it contributes to corrosion,” he said. “But visually, they want to get rid of it.”

    • There’s really only one possible source I think – atmospheric CO2. Spent fuel ponds are generally open to the air.

  • bachcole

    I’ll be awaiting confirmation on this one before I get too excited. And, someone please explain what beneficial end-results this process is supposedly going to provide? Are we talking turning dirt into gold? If I am the first to grab some of that, I’ll be happy but run off and buy some land. The gold market would take a ginormous hit in a few weeks.

    • orsobubu

      In this atricle inside their site, they talk clearly about producing 197-Au, that is commercial gold; I wonder if authorities could have a method to discover this artificial gold, then they could ban it. I remember ie that artificial diamonds can be spotted (http://www.gia.edu/gia-news-research-improved-quality-identification-challenges)
      ————
      BIOTECHNOLOGICAL METHOD FOR ARTIFICIAL PRODUCING OF ACTINIDES, OTHER VALUABLE RADIOACTIVE ELEMENTS, THEIR ISOTOPES, AND STABLE ISOTOPES OF NOBLE METALS – PLATINUM AND GOLD

      V.M. Kurashov, T.V. Sakhno, R.G. Maksimov

      Russia

      Sulphide ores containing uranium-238 and thorium-230 are treated with water suspension of iron- and sulphur-oxidizing bacteria of Thiobacillus genus. Valuable radioactive elements and their isotopes such as polonium, francium, radium, actinium, protactinium, artificial isotopes of thorium and uranium, neptunium, americium, hafnium, ytterbium, as well as radioactive and stable isotopes of mercury and noble metals platinum and gold are artificially obtained. Transmutation of chemical elements and transformation of isotopes of chemical elements with the use of microorganisms are discovered and achieved.

      Authors discovered methods and technology of producing the most valuable chemical elements that comprise huge amounts of energy.This method allows obtaining artificial Th Pa U Ra Ac Po Ga Hf mercury, gold, platinum and their isotopes. The global oil production of 32.5 billion barrels yearly produces energy equivalent to that produced by 150 kg of our actinides. It means that 150 kg of our actinides used as a mixture with uranium 235 or independently would replace all oil yearly produced in the world, while 250 kg of them would replace all oil, gas and coal yearly produced in the world. 1 gram of certain actinides … produces directly or adds to the industries indirectly as much energy as can be produced by 30,000 tonnes (210,000 barrels) of oil. The critical masses of isotope of americium Am 242m or some isotopes of californium in certain conditions makes just several dozens of grams – this also determines the value and significance of these elements. Some of artificial isotopes we obtain can also be used as energy sources for extremely high power lasers. The invention allows obtaining valuable radioactive elements and their isotopes, as well as inactivating nuclear wastes with conversion of dangerous for people radioactive isotopes into stable ones [1]. Those elaborations are unrivalled ; the method of obtaining radioactive elements and their isotopes, platinum and gold are based on transmutation of chemical elements and transformation of isotopes of elements with the use of bacteria of Thiobacillus genus.

      Ra appeared, its content increased, and decreased on the fifth, sixth, and seventh day; mercury on the forth, sixth, and seventh day; whereas platinum on the fifth, eights, ninth day of the process, correspondingly (see Table, Figures 2, 3, 4). During transmutation Ra isotope disappeared on the ninth day of the process, all mercury isotopes disappeared on the
      seventh day; gold appeared on the seventh day of the process, then its content increased as time went on (Fig. 6, Table).

      Scheme 10. Receiving of stable isotopes of mercury, thallium, platinum and gold (197 Au, unique stable gold isotope) microbiologically by initiation and acceleration of the reactions from polonium

      • Ted-Z

        Au-197 (#79) is a stable isotope and will not be distinguished from the natural (mined) gold. Other isotopes of gold are radioactive.
        —————————————————
        Could I get a sample of that bacteria? 🙂
        ———————————————————————————-
        isotop NA half-life DM DE (MeV) DP
        195Au syn 186.10 d ε 0.227 195Pt
        196Au syn 6.183 d ε 1.506 196Pt
        β− 0.686 196Hg
        ——————————————————————-
        197Au 100% – (α) 0.9545 193Ir
        ——————————————————————-
        198Au syn 2.69517 d β− 1.372 198Hg
        199Au syn 3.169 d β− 0.453 199Hg

    • Michael W Wolf

      It can make radioactive nuclear waste non radioactive.

  • Axil Axil

    http://www.scienceagogo.com/news/20070422222547data_trunc_sys.shtml

    Chernobyl Fungus Feeds On Radiation

    Fungus use gamma radiation for food. They must transmute that energy into the elements of their body structure.

  • Axil Axil

    http://www.scienceagogo.com/news/20070422222547data_trunc_sys.shtml

    Chernobyl Fungus Feeds On Radiation

    Fungus use gamma radiation for food. They must transmute that energy into the elements of their body structure.

    • bachcole

      The article didn’t say anything about gamma radiation. Just radiation.

      Fungi are the primary way that nature recycles formerly living things to become future living things by creating healthy soils. It is an entire Kingdom of nature largely ignored by most people, but without which we would be miles deep in corpses and dead logs etc.; life would be impossible without it. Fungi “breath” O2 and “exhale” CO2, just like animals.

      Even as I type this I have about a pint of reishi and lion’s mane tea coursing through my GI tract; these two fungi are two of the best medicinal mushroom teas.

      • Ophelia Rump

        I have read articles by mushroom growers about breaking down industrial waste and oil spills and “neutralizing” radioactive waste with mushrooms.

        I considered them to be quite reputable, I do not think that they even understood that the mushrooms would need to perform transmutation for that to happen. They just love mushroom growing and want to do good things, so they try and report the improvements which they see.

        That would probably be a very weak approach to fraud. Most mushroom fanciers are not getting rich off the activity. The mushrooms are common and spores are plentiful.

        I expect it would cost more to inform people then they would profit, and so fraud would be counterproductive to profit.

        • bachcole

          Agaricus is not just an e-catworld commenter, it is also a mushroom. I wonder why he selected that handle.

          I hear what you are saying. Most mushroom heads are not hard science oriented enough to realize that the biological or fungal transmutation of elements would crash (or will be crashing) the Standard Model of physics. (:->)

          • Kept in the dark and fed on – er – manure…

          • Ted-Z

            We are all mushrooms as we grow on our feed. More light is dangerous to the mushrooms. Many mushrooms were dried up upon exposure to light. The horse manure is the best for the mushrooms.

          • bachcole

            All medicinal mushrooms grow on trees or fallen trees or saw dust except cordyceps, which originally grew on insects, but now can be grown on rice (or insects if the growers want to be hardcore about being original.) No medicinal mushrooms that I have heard about since I became fixated on this subject for the past month are grown on any other medium.

          • In Europe, the edible mushroom Agaricus bisporus is cultivated on composted horse manure and straw collected from stables.

          • bachcole

            Agaricus isn’t a medicinal mushroom. It is a culinary mushroom.

            So, you can’t do any better than to let others define you? (:->) I would think that having access to the Internet would allow for a super-massive amount of sunshine (information), more than we can ever hope to process. And if your diet is horse $hit and straw, perhaps you could improve your diet. (:->)

          • psi2u2

            Then there is Agaricus Campestris, sometimes confused with baby Amanita Phalloides, but otherwise quite deliciously growing in, you guessed it, meadows.

          • Maybe that why we mushrooms don’t thrive on male bovine excrement.

          • Ophelia Rump

            Not everyone conceptualizes cross discipline, I suspect that the more expert you become in one discipline the less likely you are to cross. Transmutation is probably not one of the first thoughts to cross anyone’s mind under almost any circumstance. We are generally programmed to exclude that possibility.

            The demands of expertise are high in regard to focus.
            I have never personally known anyone into fungi, but tend to think of them as more earthy down to basics types. Oh well that is probably just bad stereotyping.

          • bachcole

            You are right about mushroom aficionados.

            If people were good at stepping across paradigm boundaries, we wouldn’t be here talking about something that should have emerged decades ago.

  • Rene

    Oh dear, this reminds me so much of “the miracle” in Ghost in the Shell.
    http://ghostintheshell.wikia.com/wiki/Japanese_Miracle

    • Alain Samoun

      You mean that it could be a fiction?

      • Rene

        Indeed. It’s quite the extraordinary farfetch claim. I’ll pass, hard enough to follow the LENR trail 🙂

        • Alain Samoun

          +1

  • Alain Samoun

    Is that the same Vladislav Karabanov who took pictures of UFO in the sky of Sochi?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OVuyQVTjVM
    at 1:04

  • Alain Samoun

    Is that the same Vladislav Karabanov who took pictures of UFO in the sky of Sochi?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OVuyQVTjVM
    at 1:04

    • Toulmin

      It is. Maybe he got the technology from Sochi-friendly aliens?

    • Паша Кудрявцев

      Yes. He Also has Russian Information Agency shortly ARI.ru

  • Strange to not hear anything about that on serious science news sites.

  • Strange to not hear anything about that on serious science news sites.

  • georgehants

    Wonderful day, science is the most important subject when it is performed correctly with open-minds, honest Research and Evidence.
    When the half-wits who for many years have destroyed science with the belief that they are so expert and qualified, that they can give answers with opinion alone are laughed out of science, then it may move on from the present position of when somebody says they are a scientist, all thinking people laugh quietly to themselves.
    Any scientist on page like to give their expert scientific opinion that genuine off World UFO’s do not, cannot, exist.
    We wait with this report as with Mr. Rossi, for clear Evidence of others repeating their findings.

  • Jarea

    Another video from their website
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJQH26E-FNM

    • Alain Samoun

      Very slick to attrack partners, investors and… suckers.

      • psi2u2

        Not very slick spelling.

        • Alain Samoun

          With hundreds of millions of dollars the first year, who care about spelling? ;=)

  • Jarea

    Another video from their website
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJQH26E-FNM

    • Alain Samoun

      Very slick to attrack partners, investors and… suckers.

      • psi2u2

        Not very slick spelling.

        • Alain Samoun

          With hundreds of millions of dollars the first year, suckers do not care about spelling.. ;=)

  • wpj

    Just want to say

    POLYWATER

    • Ophelia Rump

      I hope a filter will clear that for you. Don’t drink it with those little things swimming around.

      • wpj

        Maybe Ice-9 is more closely related, as that was fiction, whereas the polywater wasn’t.

        • Ophelia Rump

          pol·y·wa·ter
          ˈpäliˌwôtər,-ˌwätər/
          nounhistorical
          a supposed polymeric form of water markedly different from ordinary water, claimed as a new discovery in the early 1970s. The claim was later retracted when its properties were found to be the result of impurities.

          • Fedir Mykhaylov

            Vysotsky V. Kornilova A. Nuclear fusion and transmutation of isotopes in biological systems

          • wpj

            I meant the story of, rather than the actual entity (which was a load of ****, just like this!).

            There was a recent paper published regarding Arsenic consuming bacteria. It came in for a lot of stick. Eventually, it was found to be a load of bull and the paper was retracted. I’m sure that we will find something similar with this.

          • Ophelia Rump

            The two have such striking similarity, I wonder if there is a source relationship?

          • DrD

            It would make some sense if this were 1st April.

          • Gerard McEk

            Indeed, that was te first thing that crossed my mind.

          • John Littlemist

            Isn’t it a bit ironic when a LENR supporter disses something that is controversial and rejected by the mainstream science?

          • Gerard McEk

            Yes indeed it is. I guess the issue is that biochemistry is such a delicate thing working with fractions of eV’s, sensitive for radiation. It is hardly feasible that it could use or even survive when MeV are being released in their neighborhood. But who knows what surprises nature has for us. Only until we fully understand LENR we can perhaps dismiss or not biochemical transmutation.

          • Valeriy Tarasov

            Don’t guess, just reed about radiation-resistant organisms – for example –
            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deinococcus_radiodurans

          • Gerard McEk

            Thank you Valeriy. Are you suggesting that these type of organisms are being used for this transmutation process?
            I know I am very critical about these biological transmutations. I just want to see these claims proved openly and verified by critical scientists, just as Andrea Rossi’s claims. I now just hope they are right.

          • Valeriy Tarasov

            I don’t know, maybe they use this bacterium. Since my profession is molecular biology, my professional part keep me skeptic too, but I see also the chances that this information can be true (based on my theory). Anyway, a theory is very shaky basis for the final conclusion, only experiments can bring the light especially in this field. I would like to see a publication having full description of the experiments (it doesn’t matter in which journal or web site).

          • bachcole

            “a theory is very shaky basis for the final conclusion, only experiments can bring the light especially in this field.” Bravo. If we stand on theory, we will get nowhere.

  • wpj

    Just want to say

    POLYWATER

    • Ophelia Rump

      A filter will clear that for you. Don’t drink it with those little things swimming around.
      (they are baby frogs)

      Have a nice cup of clean water with a little Ice-9 in it cool it off.

      • wpj

        Maybe Ice-9 is more closely related, as that was fiction, whereas the polywater wasn’t.

        • Ophelia Rump

          pol·y·wa·ter
          ˈpäliˌwôtər,-ˌwätər/
          nounhistorical
          a supposed polymeric form of water markedly different from ordinary water, claimed as a new discovery in the early 1970s. The claim was later retracted when its properties were found to be the result of impurities.

          • wpj

            I meant the story of, rather than the actual entity (which was a load of ****, just like this!).

            There was a recent paper published regarding Arsenic consuming bacteria. It came in for a lot of stick. Eventually, it was found to be a load of bull and the paper was retracted. I’m sure that we will find something similar with this.

          • Ophelia Rump

            The two have such striking similarity, I wonder if there is a source relationship?

  • jaman73

    Here is the link to the paper by S. Goldfein.

    There may be more in your mitochondria than just Magnesium and ATP.

    Title : Energy Development from Elemental Transmutations in Biological Systems

    Descriptive Note : Final rept. Dec 1977-Apr 1978

    http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA056906

    Click on the underlined PDF Url.

  • jaman73

    Here is the link to the paper by S. Goldfein.

    There may be more in your mitochondria than just Magnesium and ATP.

    Title : Energy Development from Elemental Transmutations in Biological Systems

    Descriptive Note : Final rept. Dec 1977-Apr 1978

    http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA056906

    Click on the underlined PDF Url.

  • Ted-Z

    Au-197 (#79) is a stable isotope and will not be distinguished from the natural (mined) gold. Other isotopes of gold are radioactive.
    —————————————————
    Could I get a sample of that bacteria? 🙂
    ———————————————————————————-
    isotop NA half-life DM DE (MeV) DP
    195Au syn 186.10 d ε 0.227 195Pt
    196Au syn 6.183 d ε 1.506 196Pt
    β− 0.686 196Hg
    ——————————————————————-
    197Au 100% – (α) 0.9545 193Ir
    ——————————————————————-
    198Au syn 2.69517 d β− 1.372 198Hg
    199Au syn 3.169 d β− 0.453 199Hg

  • Fedir Mykhaylov

    Vysotsky V. Kornilova A. Nuclear fusion and transmutation of isotopes in biological systems

  • Ophelia Rump

    I have read articles by mushroom growers about breaking down industrial waste and oil spills and “neutralizing” radioactive waste with mushrooms.

    I considered them to be quite reputable, I do not think that they even understood that the mushrooms would need to perform transmutation for that to happen. They just love mushroom growing and want to do good things, so they try and report the improvements which they see.

    That would probably be a very weak approach to fraud. Most mushroom fanciers are not getting rich off the activity.

  • Alan Smith

    Just had an email from a prominent Russian-speaking scientist and friend…

    Hi Alan, after listening the press-conference on bio-transmutation, I think that it’s complete bullshit either to raise money by crowdfunding or to make another noisy event to disregard a public opinion towards LENR field – in the best Kremlin traditions. So called ‘inventors’ do not have any references to their previous work in science, but I traced the organizer – Vlad Karabanov – he is an anchor of the TV program “Russian view’ – extremely nationalistic, apologetic to all Kremlin crimes -annexations, wars etc. And now, suddenly in his interview, he tells us about ‘terrible Kremlin government” etc.
    Vysotskii, who written two books in the field, just answered me and confirmed my first impression.

  • Alan Smith

    Just had an email from a prominent Russian-speaking scientist and friend…

    Hi Alan, after listening the press-conference on bio-transmutation, I think that it’s complete bullshit either to raise money by crowdfunding or to make another noisy event to disregard a public opinion towards LENR field – in the best Kremlin traditions. So called ‘inventors’ do not have any references to their previous work in science, but I traced the organizer – Vlad Karabanov – he is an anchor of the TV program “Russian view’ – extremely nationalistic, apologetic to all Kremlin crimes -annexations, wars etc. And now, suddenly in his interview, he tells us about ‘terrible Kremlin government” etc.
    Vysotskii, who written two books in the field, just answered me and confirmed my first impression.

    • bachcole

      The Internet is a wonderful communication tool. (:->)

    • “extremely nationalistic, apologetic to all Kremlin crimes” it is nonsence. Karabanov is not a Kremlin apologist.The TV program exists only in Internet ,on donations and goes out 3 times a week for 2 hours. Karabanov no more nationalist than Sahra Wagenknecht in the Bundestag of Germany. Actually the authors from the 80s engaged in land restoration after oil pollution.

      • Frank Acland

        Before we go any further on this track I would like to keep this thread clear of politics. There’s a scientific claim under discussion here that might or might not be true — so let’s keep the focus on the science.

        I have been in touch with the group and have been told that anyone who is interested in looking into this seriously can arrange to visit the company in Geneva for a demonstration.

        • Totally agree with you

        • Fedir Mykhaylov

          Russian “alchemists” hochut shake Swiss gnomes in the real gold

    • Asterix

      It seems that the spirit of Corentin Louis Kervran lives on. Perhaps this group is hoping to snag another “Ig-Nobel” prize.

  • Frank Acland

    Before we go any further on this track I would like to keep this thread clear of politics. There’s a scientific claim under discussion here that might or might not be true — so let’s keep the focus on the science.

    I have been in touch with the group and have been told that anyone who is interested in looking into this seriously can arrange to visit the company in Geneva for a demonstration.

    • Fedir Mykhaylov

      Russian “alchemists” hochut shake Swiss gnomes in the real gold

  • Kept in the dark and fed on – er – manure…

    • Ted-Z

      We are all mushrooms as we grow on our feed. More light is dangerous to the mushrooms. Many mushrooms were dried up upon exposure to light. The horse manure is the best for the mushrooms.

      • Maybe that why we mushrooms don’t thrive on male bovine excrement.

  • Ophelia Rump

    Not everyone conceptualizes cross discipline, I suspect that the more expert you become in one discipline the less likely you are to cross.

  • HarryD

    The end of slavery in Afrika and elsewhere for rare metals!!!
    +
    End of suppression of people because securing energy sources because of LENR+
    =
    World Peace at grasp (when we start to cooperate instead of compete)….

  • Victor Romanovskiy

    History of biological transumtation’s research has long history from
    alchemists to modern time. It was recently overviewed by J.P. Biberian
    in one of the JCMNS’ volume. This idea was brought to modern science by
    French scientist Kervran (mid. 20 century). V Vysotsky et al. have
    intensively studied biological transmutations at least since 1990-s too.
    His work is well known and was published in journals, conference
    proceedings and monographs. This field (biological transmutation) is
    not a scam.

    As for “Actinides”, it’s very strange for me that they published their work only in obscure conference’ proceedings.

    • atanguy

      “obscure conference’ proceedings.” They paid for the conference…

  • Rémi Andre

    Why do they search for a partnership ? If they have what they claim to have then they just have to turn waste into real gold ! No need for external fundings !

    Moreover when I read that “beta+” dacay is an “electron capture” I am extremely suspicious about the competence of this group…

  • DrD

    It would make some sense if this were 1st April.

    • Gerard McEk

      Indeed, that was te first thing that crossed my mind.

      • John Littlemist

        Isn’t it a bit ironic when a LENR supporter disses something that is controversial and rejected by the mainstream science?

        • Gerard McEk

          Yes indeed it is. I guess the issue is that biochemistry is such a delicate thing working with fractions of eV’s, sensitive for radiation. It is hardly feasible that it could use or even survive when MeV are being released in their neighborhood. But who knows what surprises nature has for us. Only until we fully understand LENR we can perhaps dismiss or not biochemical transmutation.

          • Valeriy Tarasov

            Don’t guess, just reed about radiation-resistant organisms – for example –
            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deinococcus_radiodurans

          • Gerard McEk

            Thank you Valeriy. Are you suggesting that these type of organisms are being used for this transmutation process?
            I know I am very critical about these biological transmutations. I just want to see these claims proved openly and verified by critical scientists, just as Andrea Rossi’s claims. I now just hope they are right.

          • Valeriy Tarasov

            I don’t know, maybe they use this bacterium. Since my profession is molecular biology, my professional part keep me skeptic too, but I see also the chances that this information can be true (based on my theory). Anyway, a theory is very shaky basis for the final conclusion, only experiments can bring the light especially in this field. I would like to see a publication having full description of the experiments (it doesn’t matter in which journal or web site).

          • bachcole

            “a theory is very shaky basis for the final conclusion, only experiments can bring the light especially in this field.” Bravo. If we stand on theory, we will get nowhere.

  • Victor Romanovskiy

    2 papers by J.P. Biberian on history of biological transmtations:
    1) (from JCMNS) http://www.ludkow.info/cf/406bio_alchemy.pdf
    2) (from Current Science) http://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/108/04/0633.pdf

  • In Europe, the edible mushroom Agaricus bisporus is cultivated on composted horse manure and straw collected from stables.

    • psi2u2

      Then there is Agaricus Campestris, sometimes confused with baby Amanita Phalloides, but otherwise quite deliciously growing in, you guessed it, meadows.

  • http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306454913000844
    “Transmutation of stable isotopes and deactivation of radioactive waste in growing biological systems”. A peer-reviewed paper in a credible journal on this topic. How is this possible?

    • psi2u2

      The sky is falling.

    • HAL9000

      Transmutation with “bugs?” The Gold Bug may be… a real bug!

  • psi2u2

    The sky is falling.

  • psi2u2

    Agreed.

  • atanguy

    “obscure conference’ proceedings.” They paid for the conference…

  • atanguy

    Good luck!

  • Speechless

    The ultimate disruption: feces turned into gold and diamonds using organic slime. I’m speechless.

    • Hi, Speechless! I’m Agaricus.

  • Fedir Mykhaylov

    Now I know how to make leprechauns gold pot at the other end of the rainbow

  • Fedir Mykhaylov

    Now I know how to make leprechauns gold pot at the other end of the rainbow

  • Hi, Speechless! I’m Agaricus.