Inside the room on the left, the research reactor did tests on treating cancer patients with a beam of neutrons using a technique called boron neutron capture therapy designed to kill cancer cells. The lab has shifted the primary focus of research from this, which requires patients to come in, to focus more on nuclear power applications, according to the director.
February 11, 2011 4:00 AM PST
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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