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Newly designed molecule could benefit people with Friedrich's Ataxia  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder are up to ten times more sensitive to damage from ultraviolet A radiation in laboratory tests, than those from a... more
Sun Protection to patients with rare genetic disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder are up to ten times more sensitive to damage from ultraviolet A (AVA) radiation in laboratory tests, than those from a healthy... more
Pioneering study could offer protection to patients with rare genetic disease  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Skin cells taken from patients with a rare genetic disorder are up to ten times more sensitive to damage from ultraviolet A (AVA) radiation in laboratory... more
Huge Open Buckets of Uranium Ore Found at Grand Canyon? Totally Fine, Experts Say.  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Pay no attention to those buckets of radioactive uranium in the Grand Canyon museum, they're probably nothing to worry about,... more
Blueprint for treating a deadly brain tumor  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
In a study of mice and human brain tumors researchers searched for new treatments by exploring the reasons why some patients with gliomas live remarkably longer than others. The results suggested that certain patients'... more
Combining mechanical computing with 3D printing to create 'sentient' materials  nanowerk · 3 days
Engineers are combining mechanical computing with 3D printing as part of an effort to create 'sentient' materials that can respond to changes in their surroundings, even in extreme... more
Medical News Today: What to expect from Lupron treatment  MNT · 4 days
Lupron (leuprolide acetate) is a type of hormone therapy for people with prostate cancer. Lupron is an injection drug, and doctors often prescribe it in combination with radiation therapy or... more
Researchers create the conditions for growing plants in the Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers at the TSU Siberian Botanical Garden (SibBG), the Institute of High Current Electronics SB RAS (IHCE), and Tomsk Polytechnic University have implemented an interdisciplinary project to study... more
What Exactly Is a Black Hole?  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
What is a black hole? In an article that has just appeared in the journal Nature Astronomy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) philosopher Erik Curiel shows that... more
Giving keener 'electric eyesight' to autonomous vehicles  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Autonomous vehicles relying on light-based image sensors often struggle to see through blinding conditions, such as fog. But researchers have developed a sub-terahertz-radiation receiving system that could help steer driverless cars when traditional methods... more
Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after... more
Van Allen Probes Begin Final Phase of Exploration in Earth's Radiation Belts  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Two tough, resilient, NASA spacecraft have been orbiting Earth for the past six and a half years, flying repeatedly through a hazardous zone of... more
Robot probes radioactive fuel at Japan's Fukushima plant  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A robot will attempt to examine radioactive fuel at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday in a complex operation seen as key to clean-up efforts after the 2011 meltdown. more
We've discovered the world's largest drum – and it's in space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Universities in the US have long wrangled over who owns the world's largest drum. Unsubstantiated claims to the title have included the "Purdue Big Bass Drum"... more
Study finds upsurge in 'active surveillance' for low-risk prostate cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Many men with low-risk prostate cancer who most likely previously would have undergone immediate surgery or radiation are now adopting a more conservative 'active surveillance' strategy, according to... more
Van Allen probes begin final phase of exploration in Earth's radiation belts  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Two tough, resilient, NASA spacecraft have been orbiting Earth for the past six and a half years, flying repeatedly through a hazardous zone of... more
Watchful waiting in prostate cancer becoming more popular  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In 2010, the US National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines suggested that patients with stable and low-risk prostate cancers could be managed with active surveillance or watchful waiting (AS/WW). AS/WW was considered to... more
Stereotactic body radiotherapy effective in treating men with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new UCLA-led study shows that men with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer can safely undergo higher doses of radiation over a... more
Recreating Space on Earth: Two Facilities Join ESA's Platforms for Spaceflight Research  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Science is everywhere but opportunities to carry out research in space can be limited. To combat this, ESA works with institutes across Europe to... more
Recording interfacial currents on the subnanometer length and femtosecond time scale by terahertz emission  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Electron dynamics at interfaces is a subject of great scientific interest and technological importance. Detailed understanding of such dynamics requires... more
Dynamic gating of infrared radiation in a textile  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The human body absorbs and loses heat largely through infrared radiation centering around a wavelength of 10 micrometers. However, neither our skin nor the textiles that make up clothing are capable of... more
Folate levels decrease significantly during months with higher solar radiation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Thus, this team of scientists have determined a seasonal risk threshold among patients with folate deficiency, since, according to this study, folate levels decrease significantly in those months... more
Folate levels decrease significantly when solar radiation is higher, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
For the first time, researchers from the University of Malaga have evidenced this relationship, confirming that ultraviolet radiation affects directly in proportion to folate in blood. more
Skeptic on radiation limits will head EPA radiation panel  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A physicist who argues that U.S. guidelines for low-dose radiation are too strict will head the Environmental Protection Agency's Radiation Advisory Committee more
Quantum sensors providing magnetic resonance with unprecedented sensitivity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have produced a series of protocols for quantum sensors that could allow images to be obtained by means of the nuclear magnetic resonance of single biomolecules using a minimal amount of... more
Layered 2D materials: Maximizing the potential of MXenes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research shows how to customize the properties of materials called MXenes, which have displayed exceptional abilities to conduct electricity and block electromagnetic radiation. more
High-dose radiation therapy improves long-term survival in patients with stage-IV cancers, trial finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates that a newer, more aggressive form of radiation therapy -- stereotactic... more
The Latest: US says no more plutonium headed for Nevada  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Energy department lawyers say no more shipments of weapons-grade plutonium are planned from South Carolina to Nevada after the federal agency revealed hours earlier that radioactive material was... more
Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab; no workers exposed  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A Japanese state-run nuclear fuel laboratory near Tokyo has detected a radiation leak in its plutonium handling facility, but no workers were exposed to radiation more
Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab, no workers exposed  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A Japanese state-run nuclear fuel laboratory near Tokyo has detected a radiation leak in its plutonium handling facility, but no workers were exposed. more
Community hospitals link arms with prestigious facilities to raise their profiles  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
After seven years of a vigorous fight, Jim Hart worried he was running out of options. Diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 60, Hart had undergone... more
Birds-of-paradise genomes target sexual selection  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers provide genome sequences for 5 birds-of-paradise species: 3 without previous genome data and 2 with improved data. Birds-of-paradise are classic examples of extreme sexual selection due to generations of females choosing mates based on 'attractiveness'. The result... more
Radiation for dummies  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Meet Helga and Zohar, the dummies destined for a pioneering lunar flyby to help protect space travelers from cosmic rays and energetic solar storms. more
Radiation for dummies  ESA · 4 weeks
Meet Helga and Zohar, the dummies destined for a pioneering lunar flyby to help protect space travelers from cosmic rays and energetic solar storms. These two female phantoms will occupy... more
Testing Hawking radiation in laboratory black hole analogues  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at Weizmann Institute of Science and Cinvestav recently carried out a study testing the theory of Hawking radiation on laboratory analogues of black holes. In their experiments, they used light pulses... more
Aluminum complexes identified via vibrational fingerprints  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Dissolved aluminum formed during industrial processing has perplexed chemists by occurring in much greater concentrations than predicted. Efforts to explain the phenomenon have been hampered by an inability to accurately identify the concentrations of each aluminum... more
Nanocrystal study provides insights on growth, assembly and aggregation  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Particles in solution can grow, transport, collide, interact, and aggregate into complex shapes and structures. Predicting the outcome of these events is very challenging, especially for irregularly shaped particles in... more
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