News tagged with radioactive

Google glass meets organs-on-chips

Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices that mimic the human physiological system. Devices known as organs-on-chips allow researchers ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Engineering
shares21 comments 0

Tracing deep ocean currents

Radioactive isotopes typically take four years to reach the Norwegian coast from Sellafield on the north-eastern coast of England. Researchers like Yongqi Gao follow the radioactive waste to understand how ocean currents ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
shares19 comments 0

The prolonged death of light from type Ia supernovae

Three years after its explosion, a type Ia supernova continues to shine brighter than expected, new research finds. The observations, made with the Hubble Space Telescope and published today in The Astrophysical Journal, ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Astronomy
shares653 comments 2

UK science leads the way in nuclear research

The UK's synchrotron science facility, Diamond Light Source, is a hub for renewable energy and energy recycling research, but less well known are its applications as a hub for nuclear research. Work in this area is transforming ...

dateFeb 14, 2016 in General Physics
shares15 comments 16