Flash Proton Therapy

Radiation treatment is a long and painful process. It leaves many patients sick for months on end and barley able to eat anything. Not only does it damage normal tissue, but the cancer can become resistant. At most the survival rate for someone on chemo therapy over a five-year period is around forty-seven percent. It’sContinue reading “Flash Proton Therapy”

Scaling Down: Particle Accelerator on a Chip

Massive particle accelerators have opened our eyes to what lies inside the structures that make up our reality. With every proton fired at an atom, we learn more about the forces that make up matter itself. But what if we were to scale that structure down? That’s the mind set behind Stanford’s Accelerator on aContinue reading “Scaling Down: Particle Accelerator on a Chip”