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Hunting for Viruses in Sierra Leone with the Help of Nuclear Technology

After suffering from a devastating Ebola outbreak in 2014, veterinary scientists in Sierra Leone are training their peers from around Africa to catch, sample and diagnose — using nuclear-derived techniques — potentially virus-transmitting bats. Read more →

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Vietnamese Authorities Control Spread of African Swine Fever with the Use of Nuclear-derived Techniques

The pork industry in Viet Nam has escaped the recent wave of African Swine Fever (ASF) and other animal diseases hitting Southeast Asia thanks to quick action by researchers at the National Centre for Veterinary Diagnosis (NCVD). Read more →

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IAEA Supports a Revival of Cuba's Food Irradiation Services

Cuba’s fruit exports are set to increase with the reinstatement of former food irradiation capacities on the island. Read more →

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Robotics Challenge Winning Design Helps Speed up Spent Fuel Verification

An unmanned surface vehicle (USV), designed by a group of Hungarian engineers, is the winner of the IAEA Robotics Challenge, launched in 2017. Read more →

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IAEA Concludes Long Term Operational Safety Review at Mexico's Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a review of long term operational safety at the Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Mexico. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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