"The keys to RLE’s success have been an insistence on fundamental understanding, an openness to multiple viewpoints, the tight coupling of theory and experiment, motivation through a focus on applications, and an ongoing interaction between the development of probe techniques and the discovery of new phenomena."
—Jonathan Allen Sixth Director of RLE
MIT technology used to shrink tumor
posted April 5, 2006 at 11:00 am
Medical lasers are like science fiction heat rays that can vaporize tumors. The problem has been getting the lasers to where they are needed inside the body while protecting healthy tissue. « more »