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radiation

COVID-19
Fighting COVID-19: Using ultraviolet light to decontaminate CT scanners
Published Dec 7, 2020
CT scans are vital to imaging lung diseases including COVID-19, but disinfecting the machines between use is time consuming. One team of researchers may have landed on a solution.
Cancer research
Shedding light on radiation therapy resistance
Published March 4, 2019
Researchers develop a promising method for predicting whether a tumor will respond to radiation therapy before treatment begins
Researchers look at what makes cells resistant to radiation
Published Oct 17, 2017
Study of bacteria, yeast, human cells, and single-celled organisms could lead to improved cancer treatments
Radiation everywhere
Published Oct 2012
Wayne Biddle, author of A Field Guide to Radiation, offers wit, wisdom for a nuclear world / Gazette