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Science & Technology

Zimbabwe Cancer Care Sees Some Rays of Hope
28 December 2006 | Cancer isn´t Zimbabwe´s biggest problem. But it´s growing. Too fast for cancer care and treatment to keep up. Read more »

A Life-Saving Hotline
9 November 2006 | A construction worker finds a small, shiny, metallic object at a building site in Chile. Read more »

Saving the Source of Chocolate: Ghana Targets Killer Virus
24 March 2006 | Next to gold, cocoa trees - the source of chocolate - stand among Ghana´s treasures. Read more »

Villages of Hope: Ricemakers of Vietnam
18 October 2005 | Working together, farmers and breeders in Vietnam form a modern legion of "ricemakers", helping to shape the future for 82 million Vietnamese men, women, and children. Read more »

IAEA & Harmful Algal Bloom
9 July 2004 | In a series of feature reports, the IAEA explores the heavy environmental and economic effects of "red tide" - harmful algae threatening life at sea - and how people are fighting "red tape" in their search for solutions. Stories and photos from the field highlight how Chile´s fishing communities have taken up the challenge with the IAEA´s support. Read more »

Cuba Banks on Health
3 November 2003 | Cuba is one of 28 countries where the IAEA has helped set up medical "Tissue Banks.", special facilities that receive, analyze, and prepare donated animal and human tissues, skin, and bones, that severely burned and other patients need for orthopedic or reconstructive surgery. Read more »

Naela´s Long Walk Home
3 November 2003 | When she was 16 and just out of art school, Naela Piloto Alameda´s life turned upside down. Today she´s back on her feet, and looking faithfully ahead. Read more »

Africa Making History
29 December 2004 | Working with the IAEA and other partners, African countries are making history to protect their agricultural economies and livelihoods. The IAEA and FAO are supporting efforts to eradicate rinderpest from the world. Stories and photos from the field show how people are teaming up to drive progress. Read more »

Fighting Cancer
July 2003 | The IAEA is working with key partners and Member States in establishing national cancer management programmes that include prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and palliative care. Read more »

Bridging Nutrition Gaps
June 2003 | The IAEA is using its expertise to help Member States address nutrition problems that impact health and improve the effectiveness of intervention programmes. Read more »

World Water Needs
March 2003 | Developing and managing water resources: The IAEA and 22 UN partners work jointly to help countries address water problems and issues. Read more »

World Summit on Sustainable Development
September 2002 | Coverage of the summit in Johannesburg, South Africa and the IAEA's role and contribution to sustainable development. Read more »

Farming Saltlands in Morocco
March 2002 | Biosaline agriculture is helping turn Morocco's saltlands into greenfields. Read more »

Eliminating the Tsetse Fly
February 2002 | An international campaign to eliminate the tsetse fly from much of Africa. Read more »

Safety & Security

Physical Protection of Nuclear Material: Conference to Amend Convention (CPPNM)
4 July 2005 | Hundreds of delegates from some 80 countries opened a conference in Vienna 4-8 July 2005 to consider and adopt amendments to the international Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material. Read more »

The Promise of Underground Geological Repositories
8 June 2005 | A group of IAEA Member States offer the use of their underground rock labs and some associated surface facilities to help build confidence and capacity throughout the world in geological disposal of radioactive wastes. Read more »

IAEA & Nuclear Security
1 June 2004 | The Agency has adopted a far-reaching approach to help States stop potential acts of nuclear terrorism, Head of the IAEA's Office of Nuclear Security, Dr. Anita Nilsson said in an address to the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London. Read more »

IAEA & Research Reactors
9 July 2004 | IAEA Member States in September will be asked to endorse a new code of conduct on the safety of research reactors recently approved by the Agency's Board of Governors. Read more »

Security of Radioactive Sources
13 March 2003 | Experts at International Conference look to reinforce security of Radioactive Sources against potential terrorist threats. Read more »

Depleted Uranium
April 2003 | The IAEA supports international efforts to study the health effects of depleted uranium. Read more »

Safeguards & Verification

INVO: Iraq Nuclear Verification Office
March 2003 | The work and activities of INVO since its inception (as the IAEA´s Iraq Action Team) in 1991. Read more »

IAEA Overviews

Cetto is one of Mexico´s Woman of the Year for 2003
December 2003 | Mexico names IAEA Technical Cooperation leader a "Woman of the Year. Read more »

Women in Nuclear
March 2003 | Highlighting the contribution of women in the nuclear field. Read more »

Discovering the IAEA
September 2002 | The work of the IAEA from young students' perspective. Read more »