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Scientists have developed a light-triggered switch to control brain cells, which could aid in the development of therapies for epilepsy and other diseases–and shed light on the neural code.
Scientists have found a way to use light to control blood sugar in mice.
Ed Boyden is learning how to alter behavior by using light to turn neurons on and off.
New lasers will be key to making fusion energy and proton therapy practical.
Flexible arrays of bright inorganic LEDs could mean cheaper displays and lighting.
Hybrid proteins that respond to light could reveal the biochemistry of addiction.
A new animated lighting system lets movie directors improve shots in seconds.
The approach could ultimately be used to rapidly screen new drugs designed to protect brain cells.
A new study uses optogenetics to control beating heart cells, pointing the way toward a better pacemaker.