"RLE was a model for what enlightened government support of research and development can be in the university. It had so much more of a payoff than its investment; more than the government realized. It's an ideal way to support university research."
—Irwin M. Jacobs RLE alumnus
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 »