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12May2016

Science

An interesting article in Nature – the international weekly journal of science – talks about the challenges of switching from one technology to another in research laboratories. Nature – Biologists struggle with push to eliminate radioactive caesium in labs

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12May2016

GARS

GARS is an Interagency Working Group on Alternatives to High-Activity Radioactive Sources that has been established by the Executive Office of the President of the U.S.A. The Interagency group is chartered by the: National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Homeland and National Security, Subcommittee on Nuclear Defense Research & Development. The purpose of GARS […]

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6May2016

Phytosanitary Irradiation Treatment for Postharvest Pest Control

China Agriculture Press just published a book entitled ‘Phytosanitary Irradiation Treatment for Postharvest Pest Control’ (ISBN 978 7 109 21234 3). The chief editors are Wang Yuejin and Zhan Guoping of the Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine in Beijing. The book provides the first comprehensive review in Chinese of this growing application of irradiation. […]

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29April2016

Human Resources and Emergency Procedures

The IAEA’s Incident and Emergency Centre and International Labour Organization (ILO) are organising a Webinar “Protection of Emergency Workers and Helpers in a Nuclear or Radiological emergency”

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28April2016

New irradiated food product commercialized in Thailand

7Eleven® is the world’s largest convenience store chain operating, franchising and licensing nearly 60,000 stores in 18 countries. With more than 9,000 stores, Thailand is second (after Japan) in number of outlets with CP ALL as the exclusive franchise, a subsidiary of the agro-business and telecommunication conglomerate Charoen Pokphand. For several months now, the Thai 7Eleven® […]

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21April2016

Strengthening the Security of Gamma Irradiators

iia along with iia members SQHL, CNNC Suzhou, Vanform, Symec Engineers, Beta Gamma Services, Wuxi El Pont, Steris, Sterigenics, Nordion and IBA are attending a workshop organised by thw World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) and SQHL in Xian, China. The title of the workshop is: The Security of Gamma Irradiation Facilities Used for Industrial […]

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