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IAEA, Okayama University Agree to Cooperate on Promising Cancer Therapy

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Japan’s Okayama University today signed an agreement to cooperate in developing Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), a form of radiotherapy for cancer. Read more →

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New IAEA Collaborating Centres to Boost Nuclear Research in Member States

The number of research institutions assisting the IAEA in research, development and training has grown to twenty-five this year, the highest number in decade. Read more →


Cardiovascular Diseases - A Major Challenge Worldwide

Cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer globally. Seventy-five percent of these deaths occur in developing countries. This October, the IAEA held an International Conference on Integrated Medical Imaging in Cardiovascular Diseases. Read more →

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Tsetse Free for 20 Years Thanks to a Nuclear Technique: The Island of Unguja, Zanzibar

Twenty years ago this autumn, an island off the coast of Tanzania became the first in Africa to get rid of the tsetse fly thanks to a nuclear technique. Read more →

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How To Improve Nuclear Security Worldwide: Three Young Women Win IAEA Essay Contest

Three essays that provided actionable and innovative recommendations to strengthen nuclear security through stronger border controls, closer international cooperation and public education won the IAEA’s first ever nuclear security essay contest. Read more →

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