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Huge solar storms dodging detection systems on Earth

The current systems to analyse and predict solar storms may not be able to detect large solar flares, scientists report, indicating that this can put both power supply and communication networks at risk on Earth. According to observations from the Tihany Magnetic Observatory in Hungary, the indices used by scientists to assess the Sun’s geomagnetic…

New radiation therapy better for lung cancer treatment

A new radiation therapy, which has already been in use to treat  prostate, brain, and head and neck cancers, also reduces chemotherapy side effects when administered in those afflicted with lung cancer, new research has found. When patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) received intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), they had less…