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Member States Contribute €8.7 million to IAEA Laboratory Modernization in 2017

Thanks to the generous voluntary contributions of 14 Member States in 2017, the renovations of the IAEA’s eight nuclear applications laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria advanced significantly last year. Read more →

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IAEA Helps Uganda Restart Vital Radiotherapy Services for Cancer Patients

Uganda today inaugurated a new radiotherapy machine to resume essential cancer treatment services after the country’s only previous such equipment broke down in 2016. The IAEA provided technical and financial support for the re-establishment of radiotherapy services in Uganda.   Read more →

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Radiation Processing Enables Small Businesses to Enter Global Value Chains in Malaysia

In today's globalized world, becoming part of an international supply chain is key to the prospering of small businesses and their ability to create jobs. Read more →


Saving Lives with the Right Dose of Radiation

Providing patients with the correct dose of radiation is essential to helping to treat and cure cancer. Dosimetry is the science used to determine the necessary amount of radiation to destroy the tumour cells while keeping patients safe. Read more →

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Going Long Term: US Nuclear Power Plants Could Extend Operating Life to 80 Years

The last couple of decades have witnessed increased interest in the extension of the operating life of nuclear power plants. Extending the life of a plant is more economical than building a new one, and where it makes business sense, many plant operators in the United States are seeking licence renewals. Read more →

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