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2014-02-10 11:15:53

Optogenetics is a technique that allows scientists to control neurons' electrical activity with light by engineering them to express light-sensitive proteins.

Robot Reveals The Inner Workings Of Brain Cells
2012-05-07 06:50:13

New method offers automated way to record electrical activity inside neurons in the living brain

2010-01-07 13:51:30

New tools use light to turn off brain cells and possibly treat brain disorders.

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2010-01-07 10:48:20

Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a powerful new class of tools to reversibly shut down brain activity using different colors of light.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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