SurgOptix Changes The Way We View Cancer

 “I feel more like a butcher than a surgeon,” said a doctor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota to Kirk Knight of SurgOptix, Inc. The surgeon was specifically referring to oncology surgeries in which the tumor has metastasized to surrounding tissue. Resecting the tumor surgically involves having to hack away at healthy tissue neighboring the tumor region. While there is plenty of research aimed at “curing” cancer, and even Click here to read more…

 
Top Five Coolest Uses of Mass Spectrometry

1) Finding Environmental Toxins Industries, governments, and regulatory bodies need efficient ways to test the purity of our water, the cleanliness of our air, the content of our soil, and the quality of our food. Mass spectrometry is one of the most reliable methods for assessing whether or not a part of the environment is being contaminated by chemicals, pharmaceuticals, naturally occurring organics such as algal toxins, or pesticides. An Click here to read more…