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Submission + - The Birth of Optogenetics (the-scientist.com)

Dr. Tom writes: "Scientists at MIT and other labs have created transgenic neurons that fire when exposed to light. The technique targets specific cell types in live primates. They are already talking about the possibilities for therapy and behavior modification by optically stimulating specific brain circuits."
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The Birth of Optogenetics

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