• IAEA Conducts Training Course on Protecting Nuclear Facilities from Cyber-Attacks November 15, 2019
    A mock scenario that included adversaries taking control of a nuclear research institute’s physical protection system and implanting malware at a nuclear power plant, to compromise security and cause sabotage, provided for intense learning this month, during an IAEA International Training Course (ITC) on Protecting Computer Based Systems in Nuclear Security Regimes.
  • Nuclear Technique Helps Fight Mosquito-borne Illnesses November 14, 2019
    The IAEA, FAO, WHO and other international organizations that support the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) are partnering to use the nuclear sterile insect technique in the fight against diseases carried by mosquitoes such as dengue and the Zika virus.
  • Managing Ageing Research Reactors to Ensure Safe, Effective Operations November 13, 2019
    As over two thirds of the world’s operating research reactors are now over 30 years old, operators and regulators are focusing on refurbishing and modernizing reactors to ensure they can continue to perform in a safe and efficient manner.

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