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From Idea to Reality

Bioengineering graduate student unveils new dermatological laser technique discovered four years ago with former MU colleague

When working in the laboratory, Paul J.D. Whiteside has a few favorite sayings to help him through the trials and tribulations of his endeavors. The first one that comes to his mind? “I’d rather be lucky than good.” “It’s something that my granddad says and my dad says it, too,” says Whiteside, a third-year doctoral candidate in bioengineering who works in…

Listening for Cancer

Photoacoustic device finds cancer cells before they become tumors

Commercial production of a device that measures melanoma using photoacoustics, or laser-induced ultrasound, will soon be available to scientists and academia for cancer studies.