Archive: 4/05/2010

Medical Physicists: CT Scans Safe

Mayo Clinic professor of radiological physics Cynthia McCollough calls last fall's news from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center the straw that broke the camel's back for the CT scan community, at least when it comes to public perception.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Health
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Synchronized Swimming for Submarines

( -- Nature shows and Caribbean vacation commercials often depict a school of fish moving as a single entity to avoid obstacles and elude prey. Engineers hope to give unmanned mini-submarines, mini-helicopters ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Engineering
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US capital okays medical marijuana

City councillors in Washington voted unanimously on Tuesday to allow the US capital to join 14 states in allowing medical marijuana to be used to treat certain chronically ill patients.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Medications
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Deadly Carcinogen Unraveled

( -- Using the bright X-ray beam of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, researchers have unveiled the mystery behind one of the deadliest toxins that causes liver cancer.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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