KVI Centre for Advanced Radiation technology
, together with the UMCG, is conducting
on medical applications of ionizing radiation. Researchers at KVI-CART are currently working on a device which can perform an overall 3D check of the treatment plans of cancer patients who are being treated with proton beams. The new technique could prove useful for the new Dutch centres for
and in proton centres in other countries.
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In contrast to popular belief, lightning often does strike twice, but the reason why a lightning channel is ‘reused’ has remained a mystery. Now, an international research team led by the University of Groningen has used the LOFAR radio telescope to...
On March 29th professor of Applied Physics Jeff de Hosson was offered a farewell symposium, a few months after his official retirement date near the close of 2018. ‘But 29 March was the 100th birthday of Jan Francken, my predecessor.’ Besides, De Hosson...
Human genomes vary quite a bit from individual to individual. These differences include single nucleotide changes, or “spelling mistakes” in the DNA sequence, but even more variation comes from structural variants, which include additions, deletions...