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Using Light to Monitor and Activate Specific Brain Cells

The past several years have brought two parallel revolutions in neuroscience. Researchers have begun using genetically encoded sensors to monitor the behavior of individual neurons, and they've been using brief pulses of light to trigger certain types of neurons to activate.

January 22, 2015 — Ben Thomas

What Does the Hippocampus Do?

New findings on people with a damaged hippocampus suggest a bold rethinking of the way we map the brain 

May 1, 2014 — Felipe De Brigard
Why We Need More Scientists in Davos

Why We Need More Scientists in Davos

Science at the World Economic Forum is about inspiration, solutions and collaboration. First and foremost, leaders come together in Davos to address global challenges such as antibiotic resistance, climate change and understanding the human mind.

January 30, 2015 — David Gleicher

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