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.
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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.
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A new algorithm could speed up detection of weapons-grade nuclear material at national borders to protect against nuclear terrorism, researchers report.
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Researchers have shown light and sound could replace radiation to image the heart. They say the method has potential for other procedures as well.
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A new method can turn bricks into 3D "cameras" to help find clues in the hunt for weapons-grade nuclear materials.
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Combining a drug that blocks one protein and radiation therapy could be an effective treatment for colorectal cancer, research with mice shows.
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Cancer treatment with chemotherapy and radiation can cause bone loss. New research in mice uncovers why that is and how to potentially stop it.
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In the future, cancer patients could get an entire course of radiation therapy in less than a second with FLASH radiotherapy.
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Radiation for brain cancer can kickstart an immune system response that severs connections between nerve cells, research in mice shows.
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