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ˌnu kliˈɒn ɪks, ˌnyu-nu·cle·on·ics

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  1. nuclear physics, atomic physics, nucleonicsnoun

    the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei


  1. nucleonicsnoun

    The study of nucleons, or of atomic nuclei

  2. nucleonicsnoun

    nuclear physics or technology


  1. nucleonics

    Nuclear physics is the field of physics that studies atomic nuclei and their constituents and interactions, in addition to the study of other forms of nuclear matter. Nuclear physics should not be confused with atomic physics, which studies the atom as a whole, including its electrons. Discoveries in nuclear physics have led to applications in many fields. This includes nuclear power, nuclear weapons, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging, industrial and agricultural isotopes, ion implantation in materials engineering, and radiocarbon dating in geology and archaeology. Such applications are studied in the field of nuclear engineering. Particle physics evolved out of nuclear physics and the two fields are typically taught in close association. Nuclear astrophysics, the application of nuclear physics to astrophysics, is crucial in explaining the inner workings of stars and the origin of the chemical elements.


  1. nucleonics

    Nucleonics is the field of physics and engineering that focuses on studying, managing, and manipulating the behavior and properties of atomic nuclei, particularly in applications involving nuclear energy, nuclear medicine, and radiation therapy. This includes processes like nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, and the production and use of isotopes. It also includes the design of equipment and systems optimized for these processes.


  1. Nucleonics

    The field of RNA interference or RNAi has received considerable attention since the phenomenon was recognized by Science Magazine as the "Breakthrough of the Year" in 2002. The mechanism of RNAi is believed to expand the universe of potential drug targets and also offer a new approach for known disease targets that have proven difficult to combat with more conventional therapeutic approaches and technologies. Nucleonics, Inc, founded in 2001, is a privately held, emerging, biotechnology company focused on the development of novel RNAi therapeutics for viral and other diseases with high unmet clinical need. The company believes its proprietary technology and delivery systems for expressed interfering RNA (eiRNA) offer advantages over other RNAi approaches in terms of safety and efficacy that position Nucleonics as a leader within the emerging field of RNAi. The company is initially focusing its efforts on the development of eiRNA-based therapeutics for chronic hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) infections. Nucleonics has also initiated early preclinical programs for pandemic flu, prostate cancer and ovarian cancer. The company plans to develop its clinical candidate products through Phase II clinical trials and then partner its programs with larger pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies to support Phase III pivotal trials and subsequent product launch. The company is also interested in working with research institutions and other biotechnology or pharmaceutical firms with strong foundations in other therapeutic areas or disease targets to co-develop novel eiRNA therapeutics for other indications.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nucleonics in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nucleonics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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