This article from Nature World News adds to the previous literature concluding that using sunflowers to remediate radioactive waste in the field is NOT a reliably effective strategy, despite the success of lab studies. Unfortunate, but good to debunk the myths! Read the full article here.

Sunflowers are pictured in a dry field in Calmont, southwestern France, on August 4, 2020, as drought forecasts announced for the coming days threaten the grain harvests. (Photo by GEORGES GOBET/AFP via Getty Images)