proton beamIn proton therapy, protons deliver virtually all their energy at their destination thanks to a characteristic of the beam called the Bragg Peak, which can be precisely controlled.

 x-ray beam The top image shows the proton energy focused on a prostate tumor, while the bottom image shows most of the energy from an x-ray beam deposited before reaching the tumor.

spacesuit Loma Linda is working with NASA in testing space suits to protect astronauts from radiation in outer space.