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A gateway to the biological world

Gail McConnell, an optical physicist who develops novel optical systems for biomedical imaging, describes her latest research.

Rethinking gold nanoparticle radiosensitization

Investigating the mechanisms underlying gold nanoparticle radiosensitization sheds light on the process of radiation-induced cell death.

Spin-out success

David Taylor, founder and CEO of MR Solutions, reflects on the lessons learned in founding spin-out firms based on MRI technology.

Molecular radiotherapy: a personalized approach

Molecular radiotherapy is widely employed to treat a variety of cancers, but accurate dosimetry is required to enable personalized treatment.

Cryogen-free sensors enable MEG in motion

The development of miniaturized, cryogen-free magnetometers could enable high-sensitivity, low-cost MEG in moving subjects.

4D bioprinting: adding dynamic actuation

A topical review in Biofabrication examines the potential of 4D bioprinting for creating biostructures with controllable motion.

Video: The PMB 60th Anniversary Symposium

If you didn't make it along on the day, check out our video showing the highlights from the PMB 60th Anniversary Symposium.

Biophysics: opening up new areas of biological science

Anthony Watts, chair of the British Biophysical Society, explains how biophysics exploits physical tools to answer biological questions.

Neuromorphic computing: taking inspiration from the brain

A topical review in the Journal of Neural Engineering examines the rapidly advancing field of neuromorphic computing.

Clinical progress in focused ultrasound

The 5th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound saw experts convene to share recent clinical advances.

Neutron crystallography helps develop new drugs

Biophysicists are using neutron crystallography to take a lot of the chance out of drug discovery.

Medical physics: past, present and future

The PMB 60th Anniversary Symposium examined the evolution of medical physics since 1956, where the field is now, and where it may be in 60 years' time.

MR-guided radiotherapy: how great is the need?

With existing image-guided radiotherapy approaches providing highly accurate dose delivery, how great is the need for large-scale in-room MR guidance?

Physics or biology: where does radiotherapy's future lie?

A debate at the ESTRO 35 conference examined whether physics- or biology-based advances will best enable radiotherapies to maximize tumour control.

E-book examines global radiation oncology

A new e-book, Emerging Models for Global Health in Radiation Oncology, examines the emerging field of global radiation oncology.

Introducing gating to small-animal irradiation

Adding respiratory gating to precision small-animal radiotherapy systems enables preclinical irradiation of mobile tumours.

Proton RBE: is 1.1 just a myth?

Is the fixed value of 1.1 commonly used for proton RBE inappropriate, or the only viable clinical option?

MRI-guided radiotherapy: two years on

Two years on from the first MRI-guided radiation treatment, we take a look at how this guidance capability has impacted clinical practice.

The Grand Challenge: tackling the toughest cancer questions

The Grand Challenge awards aim to tackle the most important unanswered questions in cancer research.

Review of the year: 2015's most popular stories

We look back at some of the most popular articles published on medicalphysicsweb over the last year.