Topic: Femtosecond laser

Laser surgery probe targets single cancer cells

June 30, 2008
Mechanical engineering Assistant Professor Adela Ben-Yakar has developed a laser "microscalpel" that destroys a

Mechanical engineering Assistant Professor Adela Ben-Yakar at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a laser "microscalpel" that destroys a single cell while leaving nearby cells intact, which could improve the precision of surgeries for cancer, epilepsy and other diseases.

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Laser Surgery Probe Targets Individual Cancer Cells

June 23, 2008

Mechanical engineering Assistant Professor Adela Ben-Yakar at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a laser "microscalpel" that destroys a single cell while leaving nearby cells intact, which could improve the precision of surgeries for cancer, epilepsy and other diseases.

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