Sylwia Ptasinksa 700

Sylwia Ptasinska

Associate Professor

Ionizing radiation, the type of radiation we’re exposed to while embarking on a trans-Atlantic flight or taking X-ray in clinics, can cause much damage to cells. This damage is initiated by production of a high abundance of low-energy electrons. One Notre Dame researcher has been studying the role of these electrons to determine how they are involved in the fragmentation of biomolecules.

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