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Nearly a decade ago, the era of optogenetics was ushered in with the development of channelrhodopsins, light-activated ion channels that can, with the flick of a switch, instantaneously turn on neurons in which they are genetically expressed.
Researchers have isolated the neurons responsible for determining whether or not exerting effort in order to complete a task is worth the energy -- a discovery which could help medical professionals better deal with depression and other brain-related disorders.
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