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IAEA Talk

IAEA Talk is a podcast that features scientists and experts discussing issues related to nuclear science and its peaceful applications. Based in Vienna, the IAEA works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. Its key roles contribute to international peace and security, and to the World's Millennium Goals for social, economic and environmental development. Subscribe via RSS →

Food Safety, Consumer Protection and Trade
17 November 2014

Food Safety, Consumer Protection and Trade

The IAEA is promoting nuclear techniques and technology in its Member States to make food safe for consumers. These techniques allow detecting food fraud and identifying chemicals in food that would be harmful to human health.
22 September 2014

A Conversation on the General Conference

All things nuclear take centre stage in Vienna, Austria, when the IAEA holds its annual General Conference. The Conference will be attended by delegates from the IAEA's Member States and from various organizations.

5 September 2014

Conditioning Disused Radioactive Sources

Lightning rods are used to protect buildings from lightning strikes. In the past, such rods were manufactured to include a radioactive source. Now the IAEA is helping Montenegro to remove these sources and manage them safely.
22 August 2014

Forensics and Security

Experts from around the world had come to the headquarters of the IAEA to discuss nuclear forensic techniques. Nuclear Forensics is used in the fight against illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive material.

1 August 2014

Mining Uranium

Uranium is the fuel used in nuclear power plants to generate electricity. Mining uranium comes with its own challenges and concerns and this was the topic of discussion at a symposium held at the IAEA.
Nutrition
21 July 2014

Improving Diets of Vulnerable Populations

A five-year long project is to be undertaken by the IAEA to improve the diet, nutritional status and ultimately the health of vulnerable populations. The project will assess the impact of children and women's health when more nutritious food is produced and eaten.

Zanzibar Podcast
10 July 2014

The Rice is Right

In Zanzibar farmers are growing a new variety of rice that was created using nuclear technology. The rice variety has a higher yield than other varieties and is proving to be really popular in the tropical island.
radon house
4 July 2014

Addressing Radon Exposure

Radon is a naturally occurring element which has radioactive properties. The IAEA is working with their European Member states to build a framework to protect people from the harmful effects of the element.

Monitoring Radiation with Drones
20 June 2014

Monitoring Radiation with Drones

The IAEA will use an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to survey and monitor radiation levels in the Fukushima Prefecture. The UAV is mounted with camera and radiation detectors and is used to monitor areas that are hard to reach.
Nuclear Cooperation In Africa
16 May 2014

Nuclear Cooperation In Africa

The IAEA and its African Member States have formed a partnership to promote the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology in Africa. The partnership has helped solve developmental issues in the continent and on 19 May 2014 the countries will celebrate the 25th year of its formation.


Last update: 17 November 2014