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2 September 2015 News Story

Scientific Forum 2015: Mexico and France Save 2000-year-old ‘Fragile Old Man’ Sculpture Using Nuclear Techniques

During an excavation in 2001 in Becán, a Maya civilization site located in Campeche State in south-eastern Mexico, a 2000-year-old wooden sculpture was unearthed causing a buzz in Mexico’s archaeological community.

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IAEA Publishes Annual Report for 2014
1 September 2015 News Story

IAEA Publishes Annual Report for 2014

Along with an examination of the state of worldwide nuclear-related developments last year, the IAEA Annual Report 2014 provides a comprehensive look at the Agency’s activities over the course of the year.

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1 September 2015 News Story

IAEA Publishes Technical Cooperation Report for 2014

The IAEA provided development assistance to 131 countries and territories in 2014, seven more than 2013, according to the IAEA’s Technical Cooperation Report, published along with its Annual Report this month. The report will be discussed at the IAEA’s General Conference in September.

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Fukushima Report
31 August 2015 News Story

IAEA Releases Director General’s Report on Fukushima Daiichi Accident

The IAEA Director General’s Report on the Fukushima Daiichi Accident, along with five technical volumes on this topic by international experts, have just been publicly released.

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31 August 2015 Press Release

IAEA Reviews Kenya’s Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an 8-day mission to review infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme in Kenya. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) was carried at the invitation of the Kenyan Government.

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28 August 2015 News Story

Trained to Adapt: Researchers from Pakistan, Mauritius and Afghanistan Breed Mutant Plants to Take on a Changing Climate

Many crops around the world are being devastated by erratic rains, droughts, diseases and relentless heat, which are being exacerbated by climate change. Three researchers are using their training with the Joint FAO/IAEA Division to develop new plant breeds that can withstand these adverse conditions and help keep their countries’ crops growing strong.

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27 August 2015 News Story

Women in Nuclear Meet Atoms for Peace

Too little has happened in terms of gender equality in the nuclear field since the days of Marie Curie, and now is the time to change that, argued participants at a Women in Nuclear conference organized in cooperation with the IAEA this week.

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IAEA and Kazakhstan Sign Agreement to Establish Low Enriched Uranium Bank
27 August 2015 News Story

IAEA and Kazakhstan Sign Agreement to Establish Low Enriched Uranium Bank

The IAEA and Kazakhstan today signed an agreement to set up the IAEA Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Oskemen, Kazakhstan.  The IAEA LEU Bank, operated by Kazakhstan, will be a physical reserve of LEU available for eligible IAEA Member States.

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