Biomedical physics

Physics-based technologies to study biological systems and to diagnose and treat disease.


Texas Center for Proton Therapy selects RayStation for treatment planning

RaySearch Laboratories AB 3 Jul 2015

With plans to open in late 2015, the next-generation proton center will use RayStation® exclusively for all patient planning.

Friction reduction breakthrough is no snake oil

IOP Publishing 1 Jul 2015

Snake skin inspired surfaces smash records, providing an astonishing 40% friction reduction in tests of high performance materials.

Cockroach-inspired robot uses body streamlining to negotiate obstacles

IOP Publishing 23 Jun 2015

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley have taken inspiration from the cockroach to create a robot that can use its body shape to manoeuvre through a densely cluttered environment.

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Multistream fermentation process monitor

Hiden Analytical Limited 16 Jun 2015

The new compact version of the Hiden Biostream gas composition monitor, the QIC Biostream-C, enables automated monitoring of up to 80 independent gas streams yet has a footprint of just 0.35 square metres.


One Component, Neutral Curing Silicone Passes USP Class VI and ISO 10993-5 Tests

Master Bond Inc. 11 Jun 2015

Specially formulated for medical device applications, Master Bond MasterSil 912Med is a room temperature vulcanizing silicone system for high performance bonding, sealing and coating.


Mevion Makes History as the First Manufacturer to Open Back-to-Back Proton Therapy Centers

Mevion Medical Systems 11 Jun 2015

The MEVION S250 proton therapy system at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is now treating patients, after opening on May 27, less than four weeks after the first patient was treated on the MEVION S250 at Ackerman Cancer Center.


Piezo-Based Ultrasonic Drives Open Up New Opportunities

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 10 Jun 2015

No Compromises Allowed For Mobile Drug Pumps


New White Paper from RaySearch Laboratories download weblink

RaySearch Laboratories AB 9 Jun 2015

Robust Optimization in Raystation


MR Imaging Products from Bruker Biospin

Bruker Biospin 9 Jun 2015

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Mobius Medical Systems Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Mobius Medical Systems, LP 5 Jun 2015

Mobius Medical Systems, LP, the leader in innovative solutions for quality assurance (QA) in radiation oncology, celebrated the company’s fifth anniversary in April.

Improving the delivery of chemotherapy with graphene

IOP Publishing 3 Jun 2015

A new study published in IOP Publishing’s journal 2D Materials has proposed using graphene as an alternative coating for catheters to improve the delivery of chemotherapy drugs.

3D printing technique explored to help treat type 1 diabetes

IOP Publishing 29 May 2015

Researchers from the Netherlands have explored how 3D printing can be used to help treat type 1 diabetes in results presented today, Thursday 28 May, in IOP Publishing’s journal Biofabrication.


Mirada Medical and Nautilus Medical agree co-marketing of their technologies to solve PET/CT viewer portability.

Mirada Medical USA Inc 27 May 2015

The need for a portable PET/CT viewer is now solved with Mirada Medical and Nautilus joining technologies.


New RadCalc version 6.3 demonstrations at the AAPM 2015 convention in Anaheim, CA.

LifeLine Software, Inc. (RadCalc) 22 May 2015

We are pleased to announce that our release of RadCalc version 6.3 is imminent.

See the new Linear Variable Bandpass Filters at LASER World of PHOTONICS!

DELTA Optical Thin Film A/S 20 May 2015

In 2013 we complemented our successful Linear Variable VIS Bandpass Filter with the Linear Variable NIR Bandpass Filter.

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Webinar: Professor Malcolm Sperrin For medical physicists and radiologists

IOP Publishing 20 May 2015

The IOP ebooksTM “Meet the author” webinar series gives you the chance to get to know our authors, as well as the research behind their atest book.

May Update from TSL

Torr Scientific Ltd 14 May 2015

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Octopus arm inspires future surgical tool

IOP Publishing 12 May 2015

A robotic arm that can bend, stretch and squeeze through cluttered environments has been created by a group of researchers from Italy.

Researchers sound out scaffolds for eardrum replacement

IOP Publishing 8 May 2015

An international team of researchers has created tiny, complex scaffolds that mimic the intricate network of collagen fibres that form the human eardrum.

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Physics World May 2015

IOP Publishing 7 May 2015

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