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Curious by Nature: A Woman's Scientific Journey to Spent Fuel Management

Among Amparo Gonzalez Espartero’s many childhood memories, one stands out: her grandmother’s house, brimming with gadgets like microscopes and colorimeters and a scientific library where she spent hours immersed in works from Charles Darwin to Albert Einstein. Read more →

Nur Anidah who coordinates agricultural development in the region speaks with growers of the Mutiara 1 soybean variety in Polman area, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. (Photo: BATAN)
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Homegrown Soybeans are Making a Comeback in Indonesia Thanks to New Varieties Developed Using Irradiation

Soybean products like tofu and tempeh are staples in Indonesian cuisine and important protein sources for much of the population. With soybean production unable to meet even half of domestic demand, Indonesia depends on soybean imports – a situation that the government is looking to change by using new soybean varieties developed with irradiation. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Detects No Radiation Increase in Beirut After Recent Blast

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has not detected elevated levels of radiation in areas surveyed during a mission to Beirut which was carried out in the aftermath of the massive blast two months ago. Read more →

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Growing Food in the Face of Hardship in Nigeria: Nuclear Techniques Help People Fleeing Terrorism Make the Most of a Hostile Terrain

Fleeing from terrorists and sheltering in makeshift camps for the internally displaced is a reality for many in Nigeria. Read more →

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Nuclear Key to the Clean Energy Transition – Conclusions of the 2020 IAEA Scientific Forum

Nuclear power must have a seat at the table in global discussions over energy policies to curb emissions and meet climate goals, as technical and scientific advances open the door to better economics and greater public acceptance of this low carbon source of energy. Read more →

Latest info on COVID-19 from Austrian and Viennese authorities

Update as of 1 July: Vienna-based IAEA staff are now working from the VIC. For more, click here.

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