Daniel I. Kaplan

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129 I is commonly either the top or among the top risk drivers, along with 99 Tc, at radiological waste disposal sites and contaminated groundwater sites where nuclear material fabrication or reprocessing has occurred. The risk stems largely from 129 I having a high toxicity, a high bioaccumulation factor (90% of all the body's iodine concentrates in the(More)
Low-level radioactive liquid wastes at the U.S. Department of Energy Savannah River Site are treated by mixing the wastes with Saltstone grout to generate the Saltstone waste form that is poured into the concrete vaults for long-term disposal. The formula for Saltstone includes ~25 wt% slag to create a reducing environment for mitigating the sub-surface(More)
The necessity of studying on an animal model the effects of the space environment on the major physiological functions has led the Centre de Recherches de Medecine Aeronautique to develop a two-primate experiment biological facility for SPACELAB. The general principle followed throughout all the phases of this project is that the facility is designed to be(More)
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