From Loma Linda University Health News, Sept. 17, 2020: The James M. Slater, MD, Proton Treatment & Research Center at Loma Linda University Cancer Center is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Slater began working Fermilab in 1986 to plan the proton synchrotron and center, which resulted in the construction of one of the most complex pieces of medical equipment ever built.
Billions of people worldwide do not have access to safe drinking water. It’s an issue raised by the United Nations through World Water Day, March 22, a UN observance day to promote the importance of fresh water. A team at the Illinois Accelerator Research Center is pursuing a promising method for cleaning wastewater using electron beam technology.
From Inside Science, Nov. 20, 2018: Fermilab scientist Charles Thangaraj appears in this fun article on the use of accelerators to cross-link materials, including the plastic that wraps around your Thanksgiving turkey.