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Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on Iran

Iran has removed excess centrifuges and infrastructure from the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant in line with its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Read more →

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Myanmar Uses Nuclear Techniques to Improve Industrial Processes

Following the success of the use of nuclear technology in industrial testing in Myanmar’s oil and gas sector, local experts are working to roll out the technique in other industries across the country. Read more →

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Thai Scientists Use Nuclear Technology to Fight the Double Burden of Malnutrition

Nuclear techniques contribute to Thailand's fight against malnutrition by helping scientists identify best ways to increase nutrient levels in children. Read more →

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The Deterrent Effect of Nuclear Forensics: The Case of Hungary

A State capable of identifying the origin and history of intercepted nuclear or radioactive material can have a deterrent effect. This is why nuclear forensics is an important tool. Read more →

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New Method Advances Research on Controlling Mosquitoes Using Nuclear Techniques

A pioneering method unveiled last month to separate male and female mosquitoes could be a major step towards using the nuclear-based sterile insect technique (SIT) to control the insects that transmit diseases such as Zika, dengue and chikunguya. Read more →

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