Monday, September 8, 2008
Lasers have made news recently at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Texas Petawatt Laser, the world’s most powerful, went on line in August.
It will help researchers recreate processes such as the birth of stars and investigate nuclear fusion.
Earlier, a biomedical engineering professor showed that a laser microscalpel could zap individual cells and leave surrounding cells alone. So much for cancerous cells hiding out among healthy tissue—at least when the microscalpel is
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