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IAEA Talk

IAEA Talk is a podcast that features scientists and experts discussing issues related to nuclear science and its peaceful applications. Based in Vienna, the IAEA works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. Its key roles contribute to international peace and security, and to the World's Millennium Goals for social, economic and environmental development. Subscribe via RSS →

Sécurité, Conservation et Irradiation
27 February 2015

Sécurité, Conservation et Irradiation

L'irradiation des produits alimentaires est une méthode d’assainissement et de conservation reconnue comme sûre et efficace. Elle consiste à faire traverser les aliments par des ondes ionisantes pour en détruire les micro-organismes, réduisant pour le consommateur les risques d'intoxication et le plus souvent en rallongeant la durée de conservation.
Nuclear Power Plant
13 February 2015

Understanding Nuclear Power

The Agency's projections show that nuclear power is likely to continue to grow steadily. Some countries are preparing plans to introduce and build nuclear power plants to support their growing energy needs. But is nuclear for everyone? The IAEA provides guidance and technical knowledge to countries for building safe and sustainable nuclear power infrastructure.

World Cancer Day 2015
4 February 2015

World Cancer Day

The IAEA Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) programme supports the development and implementation of comprehensive national cancer control programmes in Member States. To mark World Cancer Day on 4 February, Steve Thachet spoke to Nelly Enwerem-Bromson, the Director of PACT.
Soil Erosion
23 December 2014

Preserving Soil with Science

Soil scientists from around the world learn about the latest nuclear techniques that will help them to contain soil erosion and land degradation.

Mauritania
18 December 2014

La transformation du traitement du cancer en Mauritanie

Le cancer peut toucher tout le monde, riche ou pauvre. Avec l'aide de l'AIEA, la Mauritanie a construit une installation à la pointe de la technologie qui permet aux patients de bénéficier de la radiothérapie et de la médecine nucléaire.
Food Safety, Consumer Protection and Trade
17 November 2014

Food Safety, Consumer Protection and Trade

The IAEA is promoting nuclear techniques and technology in its Member States to make food safe for consumers. These techniques allow detecting food fraud and identifying chemicals in food that would be harmful to human health.

22 September 2014

A Conversation on the General Conference

All things nuclear take centre stage in Vienna, Austria, when the IAEA holds its annual General Conference. The Conference will be attended by delegates from the IAEA's Member States and from various organizations.
5 September 2014

Conditioning Disused Radioactive Sources

Lightning rods are used to protect buildings from lightning strikes. In the past, such rods were manufactured to include a radioactive source. Now the IAEA is helping Montenegro to remove these sources and manage them safely.

22 August 2014

Forensics and Security

Experts from around the world had come to the headquarters of the IAEA to discuss nuclear forensic techniques. Nuclear Forensics is used in the fight against illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive material.
1 August 2014

Mining Uranium

Uranium is the fuel used in nuclear power plants to generate electricity. Mining uranium comes with its own challenges and concerns and this was the topic of discussion at a symposium held at the IAEA.


Last update: 27 February 2015