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A regulator inspects a nuclear gauge used on pavement to assess quality and density
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Radiation Safety in Use of Nuclear Gauges: IAEA Issues Recommendations

Nuclear gauges are devices with a radioactive source or radiation generator, which are used to measure parameters such as thickness, density, moisture and tank or column fill levels in pavements, petroleum and plastic. Read more →

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Register for Virtual Radiotherapy Conference

Health care professionals from around the world will exchange the latest developments in the clinical applications of radiation oncology, radiation biology and medical physics at an IAEA conference to be held online next month. Read more →

148th session of the WHO Executive Board, Geneva, Switzerland, 18 January 2021
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IAEA Highlights Support to Combat Cancer and COVID at Global Health Meeting

Close collaboration between the IAEA and World Health Organization (WHO) has contributed to tackling both cancer and COVID-19, IAEA leaders said at the WHO’s 148th Executive Board meeting this week. Read more →

RAS 5075 - Improving Sustainable Cotton Production Through Enhanced Resilience to Climate Change
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Cotton in Pakistan: How Nuclear Techniques are Helping the Textile Industry

Cotton, linen and silk are textiles associated with fashion and fashion capitals of the world, such as Paris, Milan, London and New York. Read more →

Rice demonstration trial on farmer's field
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Improved Soil and Nutrient Management Practices Increase Rice Yields in Lao PDR

Rice, the main staple crop in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), is key to food security and employment. Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 13 Jan.: Most of Vienna-based IAEA staff are working remotely until 7 February. For more, click here.

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