Histological stain of motor neurons in purple and green, with some overlapping
Researchers Use Ultrasound to Control Neurons in Mice
A study shows “sonogenetics” could be a useful new tool in neuroscience and other fields.
ABOVE: Corinne Lee-Kubli, Chalasani Lab
Researchers Use Ultrasound to Control Neurons in Mice
Researchers Use Ultrasound to Control Neurons in Mice

A study shows “sonogenetics” could be a useful new tool in neuroscience and other fields.

A study shows “sonogenetics” could be a useful new tool in neuroscience and other fields.

ABOVE: Corinne Lee-Kubli, Chalasani Lab

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