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ICARST 2017: Applying Radiation Science and Technology in Everyday Life

Sterilizing human tissue for use in surgery, tackling industrial pollution and producing high-quality biodegradable food packaging are among the innovative applications of radiation technology presented at the IAEA's first International Conference on the Application of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST) this week. Read more →

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Radioactive Waste Management: Workshop Highlights Flexibility of IAEA's ARTEMIS Review

The IAEA's integrated review service in the areas of radioactive waste and spent fuel management, decommissioning and environmental remediation can be flexibly tailored to meet the needs of Member States, participants heard at a workshop in Vienna this month. Read more →

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Enhancing Regulatory Framework for Nuclear Security in Africa

Strengthening national regulatory frameworks for nuclear security against threats from malicious acts involving nuclear or other radioactive material in Africa is the main objective of a comprehensive IAEA project on 'Enhancing National Regulatory Frameworks for Nuclear Security in African States' launched at a regional workshop in Rabat, Morocco this month. Read more →

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IAEA, Rosatom Sign Agreement to Strengthen IAEA Nuclear Infrastructure Capacity Building

The IAEA and Rosatom, the Russian Federation’s State Atomic Corporation, have reached an agreement aimed at strengthening IAEA assistance to Member States that are considering introducing nuclear power or expanding an existing programme. Read more →

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Canada Pursues More Eco-friendly Food Packaging from Irradiated Nanofibres

Across the globe, discarded food packaging is polluting public spaces and pushing already overloaded landfills to the brink. Read more →

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