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Janet Tasseneau

Biology TechnicianChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff
Sketch of Chicago Pile-1 by Melvin A. Miller

Janet Tasseneau a biology technician at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago during the Manhattan Project. She studied the effects of radiation on animals first by admistering high doses to part of an animal and then gradually give the entire animal the dose of radiation.

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