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<strong>YES,</strong> there's really a place called Proton Street. <br /><br />

It's at the entrance to the School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences at the University of Ghana in Accra. The school, which was started in 2006 with the IAEA's help, has trained more than 200 students, and is one of the best African institutions, with the right equipment and qualified staff necessary to provide nuclear education. <br /><br />

So why should you be interested?<br /><br />

People all around the world use radioactive materials in industry, medicine and research. And without qualified, competent staff to operate and handle them safely and sustainably, we would have less access to sterilized syringes, cancer care, safe food and even working smoke detectors...
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Learning Nuclear

In January, the IAEA continues its efforts to strengthen and make more secure the fragile supply chain of vital medical isotopes produced from research reactors by improving the reliability of supplies, reduce proliferation risks and bridge remaining transport issues. (Photo: I. Iliut/IAEA)
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2011 in Pictures

A team of international nuclear safety experts recently completed a preliminary assessment of the safety issues linked with TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident following the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011. The team - created by an agreement of the IAEA and Government of Japan - sought to identify lessons learned from the accident that can help improve nuclear safety around the world.
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IAEA Fact-Finding Mission to Japan

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Cancer Epidemic

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Nuclear Power for the Next Generation

Nuclear-related events and developments in 2009 reflected global trends dealing with global security, environmental, and economic issues. For the IAEA, in particular, dominant stories highlighted developments leading to the appointment and election of a new Director General, as well as pressing issues in nuclear safety and security, safeguards and non-proliferation. Following are images of the more noteworthy events, selected on the basis of their popularity, and chosen by IAEA.org editors.
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2009 Year in Review

In retrospect, the closing year 2010 reflected the IAEA's continued active role in applying nuclear technology for maintaining peace and promoting social development. These roles have been as varied as the applications in which nuclear science is being used - ranging from humanitarian aid and medical assistance to agricultural productivity; from information dissemination to energy production; provision of basic services to ground-breaking science. The images in this gallery represent just some of the different stories and activities that the Agency has been involved in the past 12 months.
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IAEA Highlights in 2010

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Lebanon NSNS

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