Radiation

08.25.15
Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch
08.25.15

Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch

Researchers have found that injecting a biological processor called microRNA into a tumor increases the levels of a specific protein that inhibits cellular reproduction.

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08.25.15
Stephen Hawking believes he knows how information escapes black holes
08.25.15

Stephen Hawking believes he knows how information escapes black holes

Black holes may not be as inescapable as we once thought.

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04.22.15
A radioactive drone landed on the Japanese Prime Minister's office (update: arrest)
04.22.15

A radioactive drone landed on the Japanese Prime Minister's office (update: arrest)

Japan has a mystery on its hands. A worker has discovered a drone on top of Prime Minister Shinzo...

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05.31.13
Curiosity rover discovers dangerous levels of radiation during Mars transit
05.31.13

Curiosity rover discovers dangerous levels of radiation during Mars transit

While we've learned that radiation levels on Mars are safe for humans, actually getting there in t...

By N. Lee,   05.31.13
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04.18.13
Electron showers could create the nano-spacesuit of the future
04.18.13

Electron showers could create the nano-spacesuit of the future

Historically, whenever man or beast's been bombarded with massive amounts of radiation the results...

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03.30.13
FCC confident in its mobile phone radiation limits, seeks second opinions
03.30.13

FCC confident in its mobile phone radiation limits, seeks second opinions

Cast your memory back to last summer. Sweep away memories of iPhone 5 leaks galore, and you might...

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03.03.13
Inspiration Mars ship using human waste as a radiation shield: no really, it's fine
03.03.13

Inspiration Mars ship using human waste as a radiation shield: no really, it's fine

Dennis Tito is planning an ambitious private flyby of Mars for 2018 that will carry all kinds of l...

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01.26.13
Researchers build a working tractor beam, on a very small scale
01.26.13

Researchers build a working tractor beam, on a very small scale

We recently saw research that suggested negative radiation pressure in light could lead to a pract...

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12.10.12
Caltech wizards develop terahertz-radiating chips, eye homeland security and 'touchless gaming' applications
12.10.12

Caltech wizards develop terahertz-radiating chips, eye homeland security and 'touchless gaming' applications

A duo of electrical engineers (or mad scientists, if you prefer) at the California Institute of Te...

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