JRC News

  1. 7 Jun 2016

    The study was carried out with a team of researchers from two Japanese Universities, following a campaign of sampling and measuring anthropogenic radionuclides in the North Pacific.

  2. 1 Apr 2016

    The European Union and the United States of America, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), share the international responsibility to develop and promote systems and measures for the prevention of, detection of, and response to nuclear and other radioactive materials out of regulatory control.

  3. 11 Mar 2016

    Governmental nuclear security experts, front line officers and technical support organisations took part in a nuclear security simulation exercise organised in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

  4. 10 Mar 2016

    Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop 2016 - a high-level workshop co-hosted by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the United States Department of State in the run-up to the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit.

  5. 21 Dec 2015

    Targeted alpha therapy has the potential to selectively eliminate HIV infected cells from the central nervous system, according to a recent study co-authored by the JRC.

  6. 11 Dec 2015

    Additional efforts to further enhance the EU's extensive know-how and attract more young people to studies and training in nuclear related disciplines are needed for nuclear decommissioning.

  7. 30 Oct 2015

    Six road and railway border crossings with Uzbekistan and Afghanistan are now equipped with radiation portal monitors, supported by a mobile laboratory, which will allow customs authorities to detect radioactive materials.

  8. 2 Oct 2015

    A JRC invention initially stemming from its research in the nuclear sector will soon be used by hospitals for minimally-invasive robotic surgery.

  9. 23 Sep 2015

    A novel, accelerator-driven method could produce nuclides for targeted alpha therapy of cancer in practically unlimited amounts, overcoming current obstacles for its wider use due to a limited production of alpha-emitters.

  10. 7 Aug 2015

    The JRC, together with Nucleonica GmbH, has released a new edition of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart, an extended periodic table which displays all known isotopes of every element and their radioactive data.