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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.

Beam-on PET tracks proton dose in real time

PET imaging of short-lived positron emitters could provide real-time feedback on dose delivered during proton therapy.

Beyond the diffraction limit: super-resolution microscopy

The 2015 super-resolution microscopy roadmap examines the underlying concepts and potential applications of this non-diffraction-limited optical imaging technique.

Where next for MRI-guided radiotherapy?

In his inaugural lecture, UMC Utrecht's Bas Raaymakers described the rationale behind the MRI-linac and what the future may hold for MRI-guided radiotherapies.

Four takes on intra-fraction motion monitoring

A panel of experts discuss four techniques being developed for real-time tracking of intra-fraction target motion.

Women in medical physics: the current status

How well represented are women in the worldwide workforce of medical physicists?

Proton therapy: randomized trials or model-based selection?

Are randomized controlled trials needed for proton therapy, or could a model-based approach provide a better option for selecting suitable patients?