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Cutting The Cheese

Cutting cheese is always a laughing matter. Ask any 5 year old...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A researcher from the University of Wisconsin at Madison has figured out a better way to slice cheese - just use a laser.

"At any other university, people would have just laughed. But this is Wisconsin. It's cheese. And this is no laughing matter," said Xiaochun Li, a mechanical engineering professor and laser expert. [..]

At first, Li tried using a traditional commercial laser that uses heat to cut by melting or evaporating; it fried the cheese.

"It smelled really bad," he said.

He who smelt it, dealt it.


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Comments (6)

Indeed. I'm glad the fines... (Below threshold)

Indeed. I'm glad the finest minds in science are tackling this vexing issue. The current version of sliced cheese is simply unacceptable.

Qui coup le fromage?... (Below threshold)

Qui coup le fromage?

Cheese 2.0, here we come. G... (Below threshold)

Cheese 2.0, here we come. Get ready for the myriad security patches it's sure to need!

I guess then if someone cal... (Below threshold)
Rodney Dill:

I guess then if someone calls you laserbutt you should be insulted.

This is what happens when t... (Below threshold)

This is what happens when the Packers get knocked out of the playoffs. We think up wild stuff when our minds aren't focused (like a laser?) on upcoming game.

Laserbeams make everything ... (Below threshold)

Laserbeams make everything better.




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