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Cellular model may shed light on metastasis

A simple model of how living cells interact to create tissue could provide insights into the causes of metastasis.

Breaking the resolution limits of SPECT

Small-animal SPECT system equipped with an ultrahigh-resolution collimator performs molecular imaging with 0.25 mm resolution.

Commercializing MRI-guided radiotherapy

Elekta announces its plans for the release of the Atlantic high-field MRI-guided radiotherapy system.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in neural engineering, radiotherapy, MRI and more.

Novel MRI scanner images infants

A specially modified compact MRI scanner helps diagnose neonates with pulmonary ailments.

PET algorithm minimizes image bias

The MOLAR list-mode algorithm reconstructs PET images with minimal bias, even for extremely low count levels.

Virtual Family developers win PMB prize

An article describing the development of the Virtual Family is the most cited PMB paper of the last five years.

Novel devices tackle small-field dosimetry

Two novel solid-state detectors show promise for small-field dosimetry.

Translating medical physics research

The IOP Medical Physics Group's multidisciplinary networking meeting addressed the translation of innovation into the clinic.

Larger beam spots mitigate motion effects

Large, overlapping beam spots can slash interplay effects from tumour motion in scanned carbon ion beam therapy.

Microwave imaging reveals breast tumours

A low-cost microwave imaging system could deliver improved images for breast cancer detection.

Gamma Medica aims high in 2015

Molecular breast imaging developer Gamma Medica sets its sights on continued progress in 2015.

Nanoparticles boost proton dose

Gold nanoparticles can increase the dose delivered during radiotherapy, but the mechanisms differ between photon and proton irradiation.

MRI and PET tackle Alzheimer's diagnostics

Joint imaging technique reveals the dynamics of β-amyloid plaque formation in the brains of mice.

Review of the year: the most read stories

A look back at some of the most popular articles published on medicalphysicsweb in the last year.

PMB: the top ten of 2014

Take another look at PMB's top 10 downloaded papers of 2014.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in PET, photoacoustic imaging, alpha therapy and more.

TRAP focuses deep into tissue

Non-invasive technique can focus light on moving structures deep within tissue.

The top trends from RSNA 2014

Top trends from RSNA 2014 included the meeting's 100th anniversary, CT lung cancer screening and the rise of enterprise imaging.

In-house TPS explores proton options

The FoCa proton therapy planning system can be used to test new experimental treatment modalities and train medical physics students.