Radiation from space may have left a mark on early life, researchers say. It could explain chirality, or why molecules have left- and right-handed versions.
June 5, 2020 • ~8 min
A new polymer composite may offer a lighter, non-toxic radiation shielding to replace lead, researchers report.
May 12, 2020 • ~4 min
A new material allows for better monitoring of X-ray radiation, researchers report. That could give a boost to medical imaging or even airport security.
May 6, 2020 • ~3 min
A new algorithm could speed up detection of weapons-grade nuclear material at national borders to protect against nuclear terrorism, researchers report.
May 4, 2020 • ~5 min
In my ten years working with and researching it, I've encountered lots of myths.
May 1, 2020 • ~5 min
Researchers have shown light and sound could replace radiation to image the heart. They say the method has potential for other procedures as well.
April 17, 2020 • ~6 min
A new method can turn bricks into 3D "cameras" to help find clues in the hunt for weapons-grade nuclear materials.
March 26, 2020 • ~3 min
Combining a drug that blocks one protein and radiation therapy could be an effective treatment for colorectal cancer, research with mice shows.
March 6, 2020 • ~6 min
Cancer treatment with chemotherapy and radiation can cause bone loss. New research in mice uncovers why that is and how to potentially stop it.
Jan. 20, 2020 • ~6 min
In the future, cancer patients could get an entire course of radiation therapy in less than a second with FLASH radiotherapy.
Jan. 9, 2020 • ~3 min