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Scientific American: Controlling the Brain with Light

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Karl Deisseroth, a member of the bioengineering and psychiatry faculties at Stanford University, writes about how a new technique called optogenetics is enabling researchers to see how the nervous system works – in unprecedented detail.

This article was published in the November 2010 edition of Scientific American.

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