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Optogenetics research sheds new light on social-spatial learning

Optogenetics research sheds new light on social-spatial learning

Computer simulations provide insights into plasmonic nanovesicles for drug delivery

Computer simulations provide insights into plasmonic nanovesicles for drug delivery

New microscope optimized to perform studies using optogenetic techniques

New microscope optimized to perform studies using optogenetic techniques

Researchers solve 3D structure of primary optogenetic tool

Researchers solve 3D structure of primary optogenetic tool

Specially tailored, ultrafast light pulses can trigger neurons to fire in different patterns

Specially tailored, ultrafast light pulses can trigger neurons to fire in different patterns

Scientists devise new way to control single neurons using optogenetics

Scientists devise new way to control single neurons using optogenetics

Molecular method reveals brain circuitry essential for alertness

Molecular method reveals brain circuitry essential for alertness

Researchers identify neural circuitry responsible for rousing the brain during sleep apnea

Researchers identify neural circuitry responsible for rousing the brain during sleep apnea

Penn State researcher creates step-index optical fiber for light delivery inside the body

Penn State researcher creates step-index optical fiber for light delivery inside the body

NsXeR protein: A new optogenetic tool to control muscle and neuronal cells

NsXeR protein: A new optogenetic tool to control muscle and neuronal cells

Researchers identify new mechanism that causes hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Researchers identify new mechanism that causes hallmark symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Leading researchers join forces to create a “standard model” of the brain

Leading researchers join forces to create a “standard model” of the brain

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

IBS scientists control memory by modulating synchronized brain waves during deep sleep

IBS scientists control memory by modulating synchronized brain waves during deep sleep

Researchers develop new technique to capture neuron activity

Researchers develop new technique to capture neuron activity

Sour-sensing taste cells play key role in detecting water on the tongue

Sour-sensing taste cells play key role in detecting water on the tongue

Research could lead to development of new therapies that reduce pathological fear in PTSD

Research could lead to development of new therapies that reduce pathological fear in PTSD

Light-sheet fluorescence microscopy manufacturer Luxendo acquired by Bruker

Light-sheet fluorescence microscopy manufacturer Luxendo acquired by Bruker

Light can be used to control cellular functions, optogenetics study shows

Light can be used to control cellular functions, optogenetics study shows

Synthetic biologists engineer gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis

Synthetic biologists engineer gut bacteria capable of sensing colitis