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22 July 2016 News Story

New Indoor Positioning Technology to Improve Efficiency and Accuracy of Safeguards Inspections

An indoor positioning technology originally invented to help rescue firefighters will soon be put to use to help IAEA safeguards inspectors verify States’ legal commitment only to use nuclear material and facilities for peaceful purposes.

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21 July 2016 News Story

How Nuclear Technology Helps Sudanese People Cope with Climate Change

The impact of climate change on millions of people in Sudan extends from how it deteriorates soil quality where their food grows to its influence on the spread of disease-carrying insects. Scientists in Sudan are now using nuclear and conventional techniques to find ways to adapt to and mitigate the impact of these changes.

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20 July 2016 News Story

IAEA Experts to Participate in Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management

The IAEA will showcase its newest nuclear verification monitoring equipment and sampling practices, as well its state-level safeguards approach at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) later this month.

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20 July 2016 Press Release

IAEA Mission: Kenya Committed to Radiation Safety, Needs to Ensure Regulatory Body’s Independence

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said ensuring the effective independence of Kenya’s regulatory body for decision-making in radiation safety would help it meet its commitment to strengthen the oversight of all radiation-related facilities and activities in the country.

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19 July 2016 News Story

IAEA Launches New Version of Advanced Reactors Database

The IAEA recently launched a new design of its Advanced Reactors Information System (ARIS) database, which provides detailed technical summaries of the various advanced reactors being offered globally.

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18 July 2016 News Story

IAEA Director General Marks 25th Anniversary of Brazilian – Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano congratulated Brazil and Argentina on the 25th anniversary of the Brazilian – Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (ABACC), today.

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15 July 2016 News Story

Maternal HIV Status does not Influence Infant Growth, IAEA Study Finds

There are no differences in growth, body composition or breast milk intake among HIV-negative infants, whether born to HIV-positive or HIV-negative mothers, an IAEA-supported research project in Kenya has found.

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13 July 2016 News Story

Using Nuclear Techniques to Monitor the Health of Coral Reefs

Pollution and climate change pose a serious threat to coastal and marine environments. Coral reefs, the diverse underwater ecosystems that provide valuable habitat and serve as a spawning ground for a large variety of species, are particularly vulnerable to changes in the marine ecosystem.

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