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IAEA Helps Protect Patients and Staff in Dentistry

Dentists treat dental cavities with fillings, place dental crowns, implants or braces, extract teeth and conduct various other dental procedures daily. Many of these procedures are preceded by taking an X-ray image to diagnose, plan and monitor treatments of patients’ teeth. Read more →

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Update 77 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Ukraine told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today that new wildfires in the area near the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) did not pose a radioactive threat to people, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said. Read more →

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Companies, Academic Sector in Japan Support ‘Rays of Hope’ Cancer Initiative

For six decades, the IAEA has helped countries fight cancer, in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) – and for the first time an IAEA director general has invited Japanese companies to partner with the IAEA to help scale up the global fight against cancer. Read more →

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What You Need to Know About Ion Beams

Whether it is determining the origin of pollutants, characterizing contaminants in food, imaging individual biological cells or putting a date to historical objects, scientists use ion beams to help give us answers. But what are ion beams and how are they used? Read more →

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IAEA Helps Caribbean Countries Bolster Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security

Many of the small island nations of the Caribbean are new to the use of radioactive sources. Read more →

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IAEA Presents Nuclear Solutions for Plastic Pollution and Carbon Dioxide Removal at UN Forum

At the intersection of science, technology and sustainable development, the IAEA supports countries in their efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more →

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