Deep Brain Optogenetic Control Without Implants
Deep Brain Optogenetic Control Without Implants
Engineering an ultra-sensitive light-activated ion channel into brain cells allows for the control of neurons in live animals without a brain-implanted light source.
Deep Brain Optogenetic Control Without Implants
Deep Brain Optogenetic Control Without Implants

Engineering an ultra-sensitive light-activated ion channel into brain cells allows for the control of neurons in live animals without a brain-implanted light source.

Engineering an ultra-sensitive light-activated ion channel into brain cells allows for the control of neurons in live animals without a brain-implanted light source.

noninvasive brain stimulation
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Turns Back Clock on Memory
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Turns Back Clock on Memory
Jef Akst | Apr 8, 2019
The approach temporarily improved the performance of older adults on memory tasks to be on par with people in their 20s.
The Next Generation of Noninvasive Brain Stimulation
The Next Generation of Noninvasive Brain Stimulation
Jef Akst | Nov 14, 2017
New techniques for activating or suppressing neural activity by zapping the skull’s surface allow researchers to target smaller and deeper areas of the brain.
Deep Brain Stimulation Without Surgery
Deep Brain Stimulation Without Surgery
Aggie Mika | Jun 1, 2017
Using interfering high-frequency currents applied to the surface of the mouse skull, scientists can noninvasively target brain regions buried below the cortical surface.