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Enhancing Safeguards Verification Work with Innovative Technology

An unmanned surface vehicle (USV) is the winner of the IAEA Robotics Challenge. This small floating robot can help IAEA inspectors verify the presence of nuclear material stored underwater. Read more →

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Connecting Experts and Institutions to Increase the Effectiveness of Nuclear Forensics

Connecting scientists, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, nuclear regulators and policy makers strengthens the capabilities to trace stolen or lost radioactive material and support legal proceedings, participants concluded at an IAEA Technical Meeting on Nuclear Forensics: Beyond the Science this month. Read more →

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Viet Nam Enhances Food Quality Using Irradiation

Each morning hundreds of boxes filled with frozen seafood, dried fruits and vegetables, oriental medicines and health foods undergo a process similar to security screening at airports, but with higher intensity beams of photons or electrons – in a food irradiation programme installed with IAEA support in the last two decades. Read more →


Using Radiotherapy Masks for Focused Treatment

For most types of radiotherapy to the brain, head or neck area, patients wear a mask to ensure they are in the right position for treatment. These masks are made of thermoplastic and shaped to the face. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Says Germany Is Committed to Strengthening Safety, Sees Areas for Further Enhancement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Germany is committed to strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety. The team also noted areas for further enhancement. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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