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National Science Foundation (NSF) NSF and Intel support the development of domain-specific hardware to address health care needs A "valley of death" is well-known to entrepreneurs -- the lull between government funding for research and...

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2014-07-28 12:23:57

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) Americas Regional Conference, which will be held Oct. 26-28, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., will host leading experts in the field of ultraviolet technology. Included among the conference leadership will be Marvin R. DeVries, CEO, Trojan Technologies, Inc., and Paul V. Rush Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Supply. The Americans...

2014-07-28 08:29:42

TEMPE, Ariz., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NORVISION, an innovation leader in the digital signage industry, announced its successful implementation of the NORVISION "Skylite" In-ceiling Video-wall. Installed in Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center's radiation rooms, the recessed ceiling screens project calming imagery and serene videos to patients receiving radiation therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130442 "This is the first time this has been done in radiation...

2014-07-24 08:33:58

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in the west of Scotland will gain access to state-of-the-art cancer treatment closer to home when a new radiotherapy center opens near Glasgow next year. Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has been selected to equip the new department and an order was placed in June for four TrueBeam(TM) medical linear accelerators. Two of the new TrueBeam systems, which offer fast and efficient radiotherapy and radiosurgery...

2014-07-23 23:21:03

The RSSearch™ Patient Registry, a patient registry dedicated to stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) has enrolled over 14,000 patients with benign and malignant lesions treated with SRS/SBRT and has expanded to include Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital located in Perth, Australia and the European CyberKnife Center of Munich, Germany. Campbell, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Radiosurgery® Society (RSS) announced today that Sir Charles Gairdner...

2014-07-23 23:08:04

Available on YouTube http://youtu.be/D27aj1iiUME the newly produced 6 minute movie highlights the features & benefits of the Sanuvox ASEPTIX² UV Hospital Disinfection System. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Sanuvox has produced a six minute movie illustrating the features and benefits of the company’s latest system designed for hospital surface disinfection. The Sanuvox ASEPTIX² Dual UV Disinfection System uses a primary and secondary unit to eliminate shadows in...

2014-07-22 08:32:26

Pioneer in uniting imaging technology with radiotherapy to explore potential of MRI to refine tumor targeting MANCHESTER, England, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE:EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) announced today that The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (Manchester, UK), a specialist cancer center, will join a consortium whose mission is to develop the clinical value of an integrated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system. Such a system...

2014-07-17 08:29:50

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that its CyberKnife(®) and TomoTherapy(®) Systems have received the highest composite overall user satisfaction rating among radiation treatment delivery systems in the U.S., according to the Q2 2014 MD Buyline Market Intelligence Briefing((TM)). The latest ratings show continuously improving customer satisfaction during the past one-and-a-half years as Accuray demonstrated...

2014-07-17 08:29:16

Seven presentations at the 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) meeting to focus on early adopters' work with Varian's Edge radiosurgery system AUSTIN, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical researchers have confirmed that the Edge(TM) radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) can deliver dose to a targeted tumor with sub-millimeter isocenter accuracy. The researchers, from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal and...

2014-07-16 12:28:04

CORALVILLE, Iowa, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of radiation oncology motion management solutions, will demonstrate the Protura(TM )Robotic Patient Positioning System's seamless interface with Varian's Clinac® iX and Trilogy® medical linear accelerators via the Varian Motion Management Interface the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, July 20-23, booth #607. CIVCO's Protura Robotic Patient...

2014-07-16 08:29:02

Monaco 5 joins latest version of MOSAIQ in spotlight at 2014 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting AUSTIN, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPM Booth #231 -- Monaco® 5 is scheduled to make its AAPM debut at the organization's 56(th) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, July 20-24 in Austin, Texas. The latest version of this advanced treatment planning system consolidates the best of Elekta's treatment planning solutions into a single system and features...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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