guo http://michiganradio.org en University of Michigan researching ultrasonic scalpel http://michiganradio.org/post/university-michigan-researching-ultrasonic-scalpel <p>The University of Michigan is researching an ultrasound scalpel that can detach a single cancer cell from surrounding tissue.&nbsp;</p><p>The team, led by Professor Jay Guo, found a way to change laser light into sound energy.&nbsp; The technology works with pressure, rather than heat.&nbsp;</p><p>Hyoung Won Baac worked on this project as a doctoral student.&nbsp; He says the beam will allow surgeons to be extremely delicate because of its size.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 20:36:07 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 10473 at http://michiganradio.org University of Michigan researching ultrasonic scalpel