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Optogenetics: A Virtual Reality System for Controlling Living Cells

Our brains communicate with electrical and chemical signaling, but scientists have discovered that light stimulation could hold potential keys to manipulating neuronal communication pathways that influence motor control, sensory perception, memory, neurochemical production and mood -- or cellular virtual reality, as a report from the Journal of Cell Biology describes it.

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