Robots, Drones and Artificial Intelligence for Advanced Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation: Winners of the IAEA 2020 Crowdsourcing Challenge

The IAEA has selected five best entries of the crowdsourcing challenge that sought original concepts or project outlines for advancing the decommissioning of nuclear facilities or environmental remediation of radiologically contaminated sites. Continue reading

IAEA Offers Training and Support to Laboratories that did not Pass Water Resource Assessment Test

Diagnosing the age of modern groundwater ( Continue reading

New Nanoparticles Hold Promise for Radiopharmaceuticals Efficiency

Scientists working together through an IAEA Coordinated Research Project (CRP)  have developed two new nanoparticles that hold promise for a new generation of nanosized radiopharmaceuticals, which could dramatically improve early detection and therapy ... Continue reading

IAEA Data Animation: The Game-Changing Power of Nuclear Energy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Driven by fossil fuels, energy-related greenhouse gas emissions have skyrocketed over the last half century and now make up more than two-thirds of all emissions. Continue reading

Bosnia Herzegovina and Serbia Succeed in COVID-19 Virus Characterization with IAEA/FAO Support

Two laboratories where scientists have been trained by the IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are now able to use genome sequencing to characterize the virus that causes COVID-19. Continue reading

Ageing Management of Nuclear Power Plants: Publication Sums up Best Practices

A new IAEA publication on international best practices in the ageing management of nuclear power plants will support operators in improving their processes, help enable longer operating lifespans of reactors and contribute to nuclear safety worldwide. Continue reading

Joint Statement by the Director General of the IAEA and the Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Head of the AEOI

The IAEA and the Islamic Republic of Iran agreed to further reinforce their cooperation and enhance mutual trust to facilitate the full implementation of Iran’s Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement (CSA) and the Additional Protocol (AP) thereto, which is... Continue reading

IAEA Mission Observes Safety Improvements at Research Reactor in Czech Republic, Sees Scope for Further Enhancement

An IAEA team of experts said the operator of a research reactor in the Czech Republic has continued to improve safety since a previous review in 2003, implementing significant refurbishments to modernize the reactor’s systems and components. Continue reading