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Ten New Nuclear Reactors Connected in 2016, Bringing Generating Capacity to Highest Ever

Ten new reactors were connected to the grid in 2016, according to the 2017 edition of 'Nuclear Power Reactors in the World', published recently. Read more →

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IAEA Launches Online Tool for Strengthening Safety of Workers Exposed to Radiation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) launched today an online tool for strengthening the safety of workers who risk exposure to ionizing radiation in fields from medicine to industry. Read more →

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African Radiopharmacists Put New Skills to Use

Radiopharmaceuticals are a key component of nuclear medicine, and are crucial to fighting cancer and several other medical conditions. Their use, however, requires extensive personnel training on patient safety and equipment handling. Read more →

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Stable Nitrogen Isotope Helps Scientists Optimize Water, Fertilizer Use

Experts in a growing number of countries are using a nuclear technique to help farmers increase crop yields, optimize fertilizer use and evaluate varieties of rice, cereals and vegetables for their efficiency in making the best use of fertilizers and adapt agriculture practices to changing climate conditions. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Notes Major Enhancements in Czech Regulatory Framework, Areas for Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the Czech Republic has significantly enhanced its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, but noted that work remains in implementing the country’s new Atomic Act. Read more →

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