"I heard Marvin Minsky describe computing at RLE and I wanted to get in on the action. It was a rare opportunity to get my hands on a whole computer. On-line computing was the high point of my MIT experience."
—Ivan E. Sutherland 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 »