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Laser Blasts Viruses in Blood


August 29, 2007

laser A father-son research team working from separate laboratory benches across the country has discovered a new use for lasers--zapping viruses out of blood. The technique, which holds promise for disinfecting blood for transfusions, uses a low-power laser beam with a pulse lasting just fractions of a second. Full Story

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Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

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