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Рак лечится ближе к дому: в Мавритании открыт первый центр ядерной медицины

IAEA Top News - 18 December, 2017 - 11:41

Открытие в конце 2014 года в Исламской Республике Мавритании первого за всю историю центра ядерной медицины, созданного с помощью МАГАТЭ, сделает современную диагностику и лечение более доступными и позволит снизить затраты. Это новое медицинское учреждение – часть Национального онкологического центра страны, созданного в 2010 году при поддержке со стороны МАГАТЭ.

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Борьба с раком в Тунисе: изменение представлений и расширение доступа к лечению

IAEA Top News - 1 October, 2017 - 09:00

Диагноз “рак” не равнозначен смертному приговору. Если рак обнаружен и подвергнут медицинскому воздействию на ранней стадии, он излечим.

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Ученые объединяют усилия: исследования почв в целях сокращения выбросов парниковых газов

IAEA Top News - 29 June, 2017 - 16:00

Практика показала, что объем выбросов парниковых газов (ПГ), которые вызывают изменение климата и глобальное потепление, можно уменьшить, если найти нужный баланс между использованием удобрений, воды и почв в сельском хозяйстве. Однако для достижения оптимального баланса необходимо понимать, как на эти факторы влияют различия в составе почв, условиях окружающей среды и практике ведения хозяйства.

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India approves Kudankulam concrete pouring

World Nuclear News - 26 June, 2017 - 18:03
India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has granted clearance for the first pouring of structural concrete for two Russian-built VVER reactors at Kudankulam units 3 and 4. Pouring of the first structural concrete marks the formal start of construction of a nuclear unit, although site preparation works have been underway for several years.

Canada narrows repository site search

World Nuclear News - 26 June, 2017 - 17:21
The communities of Central Huron and White River will no longer be considered as a potential host for a deep geological repository for Canada's used nuclear fuel, the Nuclear Waste Management Organisation has announced. The NWMO is working to identify an acceptable site for the repository under a long-term process called Adaptive Phase Management. In 2010 it launched a two-phase preliminary assessment process to narrow down study areas from a list of communities that had registered interest.

Difference between the D&S H+(10) and D&S++ for dose calculations?

Nucleonica - 26 June, 2017 - 12:53
Qu. I have difficulties to understand the differences between D&S++ and D&S H*(10). I read the wiki, but still find myself wondering what causes the difference in calculation. Ans. The main differences between D&S++ and D&S H*(10) are the following: 1. Short-lived daughters are included automatically in H*(10) version but not the ++ version. 2. […]
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Perry speaks out for Yucca Mountain

World Nuclear News - 23 June, 2017 - 18:16
The USA has a moral obligation to address its nuclear waste issue, and restarting the Yucca Mountain licensing process and committing to establishing an interim storage facility for used fuel will accelerate the fulfilment of that obligation, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry this week told House and Senate appropriations subcommittees.

Toshiba granted extension to accounting deadline

World Nuclear News - 23 June, 2017 - 17:38
Japan's Toshiba Corporation has been granted an extension to the deadline for the submission of its audited earnings results for the 2016 financial year, which ended on 31 March. At the same time, the company has slightly revised its annual loss estimate.

US court blocks WCS sale

World Nuclear News - 23 June, 2017 - 17:17
A US court has blocked EnergySolutions Inc's $367 million acquisition of Waste Control Specialists LLC, ruling in favour of an antitrust filing against the merger by the US Department of Justice.

Canadian siting studies for commercial IMSR

World Nuclear News - 22 June, 2017 - 16:40
Terrestrial Energy has begun a feasibility study for the siting of the first commercial Integral Molten Salt Reactor at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' Chalk River site, with a further vision of creating a technology hub at CNL to support the commercialisation of small modular reactors.

UK regulator identifies 11 proposals for research

World Nuclear News - 22 June, 2017 - 16:18
The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation has 53 research projects and proposals amounting to about £1.2 million ($1.5 million) in its Regulatory Research Register for 2016-17, which it published last week.

Bradwell completes treatment of fuel element debris

World Nuclear News - 22 June, 2017 - 15:41
All the fuel element debris waste at the UK's Bradwell nuclear power plant has now been treated to reduce the radiological risk at the site, Magnox Ltd announced yesterday. Removal of the waste is an important step towards Bradwell's planned closure, it said.

New Nucleonica Landing Page

Nucleonica - 22 June, 2017 - 15:09
The Nucleonica landing page at has undergone a complete redesign to make it more compatible with tablet and mobile devices using the principles of Responsive Web Design. Nucleonica Landing Page at The main graphic shows how the page is displayed on a PC. The inset shows the page on a mobile device. – […]
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IAEA Tests Global Emergency Response in Largest Ever Nuclear Accident Simulation

IAEA Top News - 22 June, 2017 - 15:00

The largest-ever international exercise simulating the global emergency response to a nuclear accident took place this week, involving hundreds of participants from 82 countries and 11 international organizations.

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Further agreements flow from AtomExpo

World Nuclear News - 21 June, 2017 - 17:42
More cooperation agreements and contracts have been signed by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and its subsidiaries during the IX AtomExpo International Forum it is hosting this week in Moscow. The latest agreements, with Asian and European companies, cover collaboration in a wide range of nuclear-related areas and beyond.

Four uranium projects excluded from Western Australia ban

World Nuclear News - 21 June, 2017 - 13:47
The Western Australian government has implemented a ban on future uranium mining leases, but has said it will not stand in the way of four uranium projects approved by the state's previous government.


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