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Dissecting back-to-front cell polarity with optogenetics

speaker: Mathieu Coppey
position: Physics and chemistry departments Curie Institute Paris
date: 16-sept-2016
time: 16:00-17:00
author: Teun Huijben

Mathieu Coppey works in the Physics and Chemistry Departments Curie Institute in Paris. 807 more words

Seminar Report

Shooting lasers into brains: A new sci-fi novel or something to get used to?

In 1979, Nobel laureate Francis Crick mused about how wonderful it would be to find a way to control just one type of brain cells while leaving others untouched… 1,900 more words

Mental Health

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Depression

Recently at UNC (University of North Carolina), the interest in research on depression and the side effects of an antidepressant has piqued. Because of the fact that many people often do suffer from the potentially fatal side effects of an antidepressant, researchers such as Thomas Kash (pictured below), Catherine Marcinkiewicz, et. 153 more words


frequency selective control of cortical networks by thalamus using optogenetics

Posted comment on ´Frequency-selective control of cortical and subcortical networks by central thalamus` by  J. Liu, H.J. Lee, A.J. Weitz, Z. Fang, P. Lin, M. Choy, R. 2,060 more words

From SA: "He May Have Invented One of Neuroscience's Biggest Advances--but You've Never Heard of Him"

Scientific American

September 6, 2016
Anna Vlasits

Credit: KIYOSHI TAKAHASE SEGUNDO Getty Images, iStockphoto, Thinkstock

The next revolution in medicine just might come from a new lab technique that makes neurons sensitive to light. 3,312 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Aging Well – As a member of an astonishing species

“Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.” – Mark Twain

Homo sapiens: That’s the scientific name of the primate group of animals we humans belong to. 1,120 more words

Aging Well

Mind control: New light technology can manipulate memories, emotions and thoughts

Source: NaturalNews.com
Amy Goodrich
August 31, 2016

New research on mice has shown that blue light stimulation of brain cells can recover memories in mice with Alzheimer’s disease… 559 more words