"...these dinners [in RLE] were a seminal experience which both introduced us to a new world of ideas and new friends, many of whom became collaborators in later years. [Norbert] Wiener's theme that it was the organization of symbols, not their physical embodiment, bonded us together whatever our disciplinary origins."
—Jerome Wiesner Third 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 »