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International Atomic Energy Agency Feed
IAEA Impact: How a Nuclear Technique Helped Save the Western Cape’s Orange Industry
<p>Citrusdal, South Africa – Every morning at 7 a.m. a small airplane takes off to swoop around a fertile valley amidst the scenic mountains of Western Cape in South Africa, offloading its cargo of 1 000 000 ready-to-mate moths.</p>
2016-06-28 14:30
IAEA Boosts Skills in Asia with Nuclear Reactor Simulators Course
<p>Through a training course in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, held this month the IAEA presented computer simulation tools to university professors, nuclear professionals and regulatory authorities in Asia to demonstrate the physics and operational response characteristics of a nuclear reactor.</p>
2016-06-28 08:30
Cooperation with Uruguay to Focus on Health, IAEA Director General Says in Montevideo
<p>Health care, including cancer control, is the main focus of the IAEA's support to Uruguay, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in Montevideo on Friday. While Uruguay has well-equipped and well-staffed cancer and nuclear medicine centres, there is high demand for qualified medical physicists for radiation medicine applications.</p>
2016-06-27 13:00
New IAEA Handbook Helps Doctors Deal With Social Aspects of Nuclear or Radiological Accidents
<p>"Historically, the main concern of medical professionals was the symptom. The patient was a carrier of symptoms to which observation, medical reasoning, and techniques were applied. Therefore, the medical concern did not extend much farther than the biological body. Even when operating in a public health capacity, it was not seen as the responsibility of medical professionals to understand socio-cultural factors, even when they had an obvious influence on outcomes.</p>

<p>The Fukushima nuclear power plant accident of March 11, 2011 has challenged these assumptions."</p>

2016-06-27 12:00
Research on Materials with Neutron Beams Finds New Home in Africa
<p>Scientists from southern Africa no longer need to travel tens of thousands of kilometres to conduct materials research using thermal energy neutron beams, thanks to a recent installation of upgraded diffraction beam line facilities at the Safari-1 research reactor near Pretoria, South Africa.</p>
2016-06-24 14:00
Right Dose for Accurate Diagnosis: Track Radiation Dose to Patients and Use Diagnostic Reference Levels
<p>Evaluation of radiation dose levels during diagnostic radiological procedures, and the use of this data to improve quality of diagnostic exams and patient safety were among the topics discussed at a recent IAEA meeting on patient dose monitoring.</p>
2016-06-23 08:30
UPDATE: From Cancer Care to Fruit Flies: IAEA Director General Looks at the IAEA's Work in Paraguay
<p>Cancer care, food security and environmental radiation monitoring were among the subjects of discussion between IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay in Asunción today.</p>
2016-06-22 08:15
Reining in Costs and Ensuring Feasibility of Proton Beam Therapy Key to Modern Radiation Oncology
<p>Particle radiation therapy provides an advanced level of cancer treatment that is increasingly used around the world. However, the only way to sustain the use of particle therapy technology, including proton therapy - which uses a beam of protons to irradiate diseased tissue - is to find ways to control costs through technical innovation and feasibility planning.</p>
2016-06-21 09:30
Essay Competition for Young Professionals: Submit Winning Papers for IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security
<p>The very first IAEA essay competition is now open for students and early career professionals as part of the IAEA's International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions taking place from 5 to 9 December 2016 at IAEA headquarters in Vienna.</p>
2016-06-20 16:15
Enhancing Information Exchange for Emergency Preparedness and Response
<p>The use of the latest online emergency preparedness and response (EPR) tools and information sharing on national arrangements, capabilities and best practices were among the topics discussed at the eighth meeting of the representatives of competent authorities under the Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency, held at IAEA headquarters last week.</p>
2016-06-20 12:30
Science and Technology Key to Development in Latin America, Says IAEA Director General in Peru
<p>Advanced science and technology are essential for economic development, enabling countries to generate more electricity, produce more food and make modern health care available to their people, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in his keynote address at the Diplomatic Academy in Lima, Peru.</p>
2016-06-17 21:30
Protect the Land, Protect Our Future: IAEA Marks World Day to Combat Desertification
<p>As fertile soils become increasingly barren and transform into deserts, water becomes scarce and food crops suffer, driving farmers from their land. But nuclear science and technology offer ways to fight the causes of desertification and the direct effect it has on more than 1.5 billion people worldwide.</p>
2016-06-17 12:00
17 Ways to Change the World: IAEA Promotes the Role of Nuclear Technologies in Sustainable Development at European Development Days
<p>What do food and water insecurity, limited access to healthcare, climate change and land degradation have in common? Nuclear techniques can help address all these priority areas for international action under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.</p>
2016-06-17 11:45
IAEA Pleased to Provide Assistance to Ecuador after Earthquake, Director General Says
<p>IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano expressed sympathy to the Government and people of Ecuador after the deadly earthquake in April and said the IAEA was pleased to have been able to provide rapid assistance.</p>
2016-06-16 12:30
Belarus to Strengthen Cancer Services, Building on IAEA ImPACT Review
<p>Belarus is looking to bolster its cancer care services through enhanced coordination at the national level and improved cancer screening programmes, officials said following a recent IAEA-led review of the country’s cancer services.</p>
2016-06-15 16:00