Radio New Zealand From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan1:30 pm on 8 April 2022

A new tool is being developed at the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies that can instantaneously detect whether tissue is cancerous or not.

This would be a vast improvement over the current method, which isn't all that accurate and - as any guy over 40 will tell you - is very invasive.

Dodd-Walls Centre principal investigator and senior research fellow at the University of Auckland physics department Dr Claude Aguergaray talks to Jesse.