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Research Roundup: Cancer vaccine tested in mice goes to clinical trials, e-cigarette smoke found to damage DNA and more.
Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? 665 more words
There’s no doubting that optogenetics is an important recent development within the field of neuroscience. Channelrhodopsins, non-mammalian proteins that conduct ions in response to specific wavelengths of light, have now been inserted into various neuronal pathways to demonstrate the use of light to control modalities as diverse as vision, hearing, pain and motor control. 820 more words