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Stable Nitrogen Isotope Helps Scientists Optimize Water, Fertilizer Use

Experts in a growing number of countries are using a nuclear technique to help farmers increase crop yields, optimize fertilizer use and evaluate varieties of rice, cereals and vegetables for their efficiency in making the best use of fertilizers and adapt agriculture practices to changing climate conditions. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Notes Major Enhancements in Czech Regulatory Framework, Areas for Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the Czech Republic has significantly enhanced its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, but noted that work remains in implementing the country’s new Atomic Act. Read more →

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Insect Pest Control Management Conference Discusses New Techniques and Approaches

Harmful insect pests can cause billions of dollars' worth of damage to food and livestock and transmit diseases such as malaria or the Zika virus. Read more →

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IAEA Fellows Protect the Marine Environment

Researchers trained at the IAEA Environment Laboratories in Monaco are applying various nuclear techniques back in their home countries to preserve the marine environment. Read more →

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Radiation Medicine and Technology Help Combat Cancer in Jordan

Three words — You Have Cancer — can dramatically change your life. At the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) in Amman, Jordan, 4 000 to 5 000 new cancer cases are diagnosed and treated each year. Read more →

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