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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 15, 2020
  • BrainFacts/SfN
With just a flash of light, optogenetics helps scientists turn brain cells on and off. Edward Boyden, one of The Brain Prize 2013 winners, explains.
  • The Brain Prize
Optogenetics let scientists literally control the brain, by controlling the signaling of individual neurons.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 4 min
One of the least complicated creatures on earth taught us all about the most complicated object in the universe – the human brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 4 min
How two unlikely microbes led to the development of one of today's most promising brain research techniques.
  • National Science Foundation
  • 5 min