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Hydrogen centre established at Russia’s Power Machines
03 August, 2021
A Centre for Hydrogen Technologies has been established at Russia’s...
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Rusatom Healthcare to build radionuclide therapy centres
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by Rusatom Healthcare (part of Rosatom) intends to build at least eight radionuclide therapy centres in Russia’s regions by 2023. Director of JSC Rusatom Healthcare Natalya Komarova said...

DOE announces funding to support scientific innovation and clean energy development
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 20 July announced awards totalling $127 million to a diverse set of small businesses working on advanced scientific tools and clean, secure...

Ideon and Orano deploy world’s first borehole muon tomography
Monday, July 12, 2021 by Canadian Earth ‘x-ray’ start-up Ideon Technologies and France’s Orano Group, said on 6 July that they had deployed the world’s first cosmic-ray muon detector for use in...

Ideon and Orano deploy world’s first borehole muon tomography solution
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by Canadian Earth ‘x-ray’ start-up Ideon Technologies and France’s Orano Group (Orano), said on 6 July that they have deployed the world’s first cosmic-ray muon detector for use...

ENEC plans R&D co-operation with EDF
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said on 30 June that it had signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with EDF ahead of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will...

More US funding for advanced nuclear technology
Thursday, June 24, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 22 June announced more than $61 million in funding awards for 99 advanced nuclear energy technology projects in 30 states and a US territory....

Holmium-166 used to treat liver cancer
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by The Dutch medical device company Quirem Medical recently started using the BR2 research reactor at the SCK CEN nuclear research centre for the production of QuiremSpheres, SCK CEN said...

TVEL supplies superconductors to CERN
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland has completed acceptance testing of Russian-made niobium-tin superconductors manufactured under the framework of...

UK Dalton Institute releases practical paper on nuclear’s role in achieving net zero
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by The Dalton Nuclear Institute at the UK’s University of Manchester on 15 July released a position paper: “Nuclear energy for net zero: a strategy for action”, which identifies the...

US DOE announces funding for stellarator research
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 8 June announced $6.4 million in funding for US scientists to carry out seven research projects at two major fusion energy facilities located...

Kinetrics to establish campus for clean energy innovation
Thursday, June 10, 2021 by Canada’s Kinectrics said on 7 June that it proposes to design, build and operate a world-class campus for innovation in clean energy, known as Helius. The focus of this campus will be...

NNL launches strategic plan on nuclear science benefits
Thursday, June 10, 2021 by The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) said on 8 June that it was proud to launch its Strategic Plan, which sets out how NNL is benefiting society through nuclear science. The...

US funding supports materials research for molten salt environments
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by US-based QuesTek Innovations announced on 17 May that it had been awarded $1.1 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II funding from the US Department of...

DOE funding for research on advanced nuclear reactor waste
Monday, May 24, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 19 May announced up to $40 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme that will limit the amount...

Belgian scientists develop drones for radiation monitoring
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Belgian aeronautical firm Sabca and Belgian nuclear research centre SCK CEN, have developed a technology that enables drones to carry out radiological measurements. The drones will...

Russian scientists develop anti-radiation building materials
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Russian scientists at the Ural Federal University (UFU) have created samples of clay bricks that are able to attenuate ionising radiation as much as possible - to a level that is safe...

Russia develops robotic arm to help repair NPP steam generators
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by The R&D Workshop ASK of Uralatomenergoremont (a subdivision of the branch of Atomenergoremont, specialising in the manufacture of robotic systems) has created a unique robotic arm...

New process speeds up development of molten salt nuclear battery
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by The US University of Idaho said on 17 May that researchers had verified a new process to save millions of dollars and speed up development of the world’s first Molten Salt Nuclear...

Nuclear initiative aims to save rhinos
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by The Rhisotope Project, formally launched on 13 May, aims to investigate and establish whether it is possible to place radioactive isotopes into the horn of a rhinoceros to...

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