News tagged with physicists
Studies in animals have raised concerns that tumors may grow faster after the anticancer drug sunitinib is discontinued. But oncologists and physicists who collaborated to analyze data from the largest study ...
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers in Boston University's Psychology Department have found that, despite years of scientific training, even professional chemists, geologists, and physicists from major universities such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 9
Children who undergo brain radiation therapy run a significant risk of suffering from permanent neurocognitive adverse effects. These adverse effects are due to the fact that the radiation often encounters healthy tissue. ...
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease aged 21, he was given just a few years to live, but on Wednesday the scientist was to help open the Paralympics at the age of 70.
Other Aug 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The government is taking steps to help ensure that children who need CT scans and other X-ray-based tests don't get an adult-sized dose of radiation.
Cancer May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pioneering research in Southampton, using hi-tech 3D imaging, could improve the lives of those suffering from chronic lung disease.
Medical research Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Alberta led research may have discovered how memories are encoded in our brains.
Neuroscience Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Scientists have discovered that cancer-causing genetic mutations have better-disguised electronic signatures than other mutations - a trait which could help them fly under the radar of the body's defence mechanisms.
Cancer Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An association of physicists in the medical field has warned patients not to decline diagnostic radiation procedures because of perceptions that the tests may be harmful.
Other Jan 12, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Taking aim at the alarming slowdown in the development of new and lifesaving drugs, Harvard Medical School is launching an Initiative in Systems Pharmacology, a comprehensive strategy to transform drug discovery by convening ...
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As part of the Target Safely initiative, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has developed a white paper, the first of a series of such papers, on the safe use of integrating intensity modulated radiation ...
Cancer Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Often, the goal of science is to show that things are not what they seem to be. But now, in an article which will be published in an upcoming issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
A physicist is a scientist who studies or practices physics. Physicists study a wide range of physical phenomena in many branches of physics spanning all length scales: from sub-atomic particles of which all ordinary matter is made (particle physics) to the behavior of the material Universe as a whole (cosmology).
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