On July 17th, NTI | bio of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and partners brought together congressional staff across committees to highlight the challenges of detecting and responding to an outbreak caused by a novel pathogen.
The annual Global Incidents and Trafficking Database, produced for NTI by the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, identified more than 170 incidents involving nuclear and other radioactive material outside of regulatory control across 14 countries in 2017.
This paper, submitted to the 59th annual meeting of the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) by Program Assistant Alex Bednarek and Senior Consultant Ioanna Iliopulos, outlines efforts between California and NTI to reduce radiological risks.
NTI Vice President Corey Hinderstein and other NTI leaders and staff are playing a key role as the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) hosts its 59th annual meeting this week in Baltimore, MD.
NTI | bio is working with stakeholders around the world to mitigate the misuse of tools and technologies to carry out biological attacks and to reduce the risk of a laboratory accident that could result in a high-consequence or catastrophic biological event.
The Yongbyon 5MWe reactor is a graphite-moderated and gas-cooled reactor with a thermal power range of 20-25MW. Construction of the reactor began in 1979 and was completed by 1986. It was modeled after the U.K.’s Calder Hall reactor.  This type of reactor had several advantages for North Korea: it is fueled by natural uranium, which is ...