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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.

3-D "Light Switch" To Better Understand How The Brain Works
2012-11-19 15:04:38

New device for delivering light to individual neurons could one day help treat Parkinson's disease, epilepsy; aid understanding of consciousness, how memories form

2011-05-03 14:54:11

Commenting on Edward Boyden's article, Ben Barres, Head of the Neuronal & Glial Cell Biology Section of Faculty of 1000 and Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine said: "There will probably be a Nobel prize for optogenetics someday as it has revolutionized our attempts to understand how the brain works.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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