Australian isotope facility to begin full-scale operations
13 juni 2019
The ANSTO Nuclear Medicine facility has received a regulatory licence that will allow it to move to full production of molybdenum-99, the Australian nuclear science and technology organisation announced today.
The vicinity of the Daya Bay nuclear power plant is home to more than 200 species, of which 15 are nationally protected, according to research by China General Nuclear and a collection of local environmental and volunteer groups.
Een bijzondere behandeling voor een wilde leeuw in Zuid-Afrika. De 16-jarige leeuw Chaos is behandeld tegen de ziekte kanker. Het is de eerste keer dat zo'n behandeling is uitgevoerd bij een wild dier.
Framatome has received a voucher through the US Department of Energy's Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear programme to support development of Lightbridge Fuel in collaboration with Idaho National Laboratory.
Policymakers may not have the time to sift through scientific papers or 30 000 data samples on the ocean’s health. That’s why marine scientists using nuclear-derived techniques and communication experts from Latin America and the Caribbean teamed up earlier this month to repackage scientific finding
28 May (NucNet): The world is facing a steep decline in the use of nuclear energy that could result in billions of tonnes of additional carbon emissions and problems meeting international climate targets, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.
The US Department of Energy has selected three projects in three states in its latest quarterly application review to receive funding for cost-shared research and development for advanced nuclear technologies. The three projects will receive a total of almost USD10.6 million.
The US Department of Energy should learn from the legacy of the NASA commercial orbital transportation services programme to return the USA to a leadership role in nuclear energy, the Nuclear Innovation Alliance says in a report issued today.
20 May (NucNet): A hybrid energy system combining both nuclear and renewables can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil fuels, participants at an IAEA meeting heard.
The International Energy Agency’s recent workshop Nuclear Power in a Clean Energy System was "extremely timely and important" because "time is of the essence if we are to successfully decarbonise our economies", Jean-Bernard Lévy, CEO of EDF, said in a special address to participants in the meeting.
The third and final steam generator has been installed at unit 6 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province. The ACPR1000 reactor is scheduled to enter commercial operation by the end of 2021.
15 May (NucNet): Scotland-based energy services company Wood has been appointed by the UK government to lead the second phase of a nuclear research project that aims to demonstrate significant cost savings in the design, construction, operation and decommissioning of nuclear power reactors.
The IAEA publication Use of Laser Carbon Dioxide Carbon Isotope Analysers in Agriculture focuses on an isotopic technique that scientists are using to assess the presence of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the environment and which can also help to enhance land management practices to make agriculture clima