OK, the whole Star Wars thing? A little misleading.
Basically, the Herald Sun is reporting on a technology that involves firing a laser beam accurate enough to puncture a hole in an individual cell. Sounds more like The Authority--or any other Mark Millar-written comic--than Star Wars to me.
Anyway, Professor Kishan Dholakia and Dr. Frank Gunn-Moore--both of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland--say the "light saber" could be used routinely on cancer patients within the next five years.
The method would allow chemotherapy drugs to be pumped directly into cancer cells. The researchers believe hard-to-reach … Read more