TITLE

Under observation

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);5/3/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7674, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a team led by John Lees, senior research fellow at the Bioimaging Unit of Leicester University's Space Research Center, has developed a small handheld gamma camera. Imaging technology based on NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory; Use of charge coupled devices; Ability of the camera to monitor the effects of cancer treatment.
ACCESSION #
17814600

 

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