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The pros and cons of nuclear power in the South

SciDev.Net readers respond to a recent editorial on whether developing nations should embrace nuclear energy.


Should developing nations embrace nuclear energy?

A combination of factors appears to be pushing the risk-benefit balance back into nuclear's favour as an energy …


Not just weapons: nuclear science for development

Over the past decade, the UN's nuclear energy regulator has helped over 90 developing countries reap the benefits …


Asia's nuclear boom

Gong Yidong and Dennis Normile report on the growing number of nuclear power plants in Asia, from Korea to China.


Nuclear rights and responsibilities

The developed world has no right to tell developing nations how to use nuclear technology. But the latter must …


Planned reactor ruffles global feathers

Plans by Myanmar (formerly Burma) for a nuclear reactor have increased fears in the West of radioactive material …


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