Oncology & Cancer

Modeling the use of beta radiation in cancer treatment

Treating superficial skin tumors especially when they are located above cartilage or bone with beta radiation can help protect sensitive structures during the delivery of treatment.

Biomedical technology

Rapid method shown to detect infection in cystic fibrosis

Southampton researchers have demonstrated a quick and accurate method to diagnose bacterial infections. The technique has the potential to detect infections in cystic fibrosis patients in minutes rather than days.

Health

Nigeria isn't ready to legalize marijuana: A scientist's view

Nigeria has been debating whether to legalize marijuana. Its House of Representatives is set to discuss a bill to that effect. The Conversation Africa's Wale Fatade asked Olakunle Idowu, a Professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, ...

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