We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Only Twenty Neurons Needed to Make Mice Hallucinate

News   Jul 22, 2019 | Original story from Stanford University

 
Mouse Hallucinations Represent Optogenetic Advance

Karl Deisseroth is the senior author of a study describing how he and his colleagues stimulated nerve cells in the visual cortex of mice to induce an illusory image in the animals’ minds. Credit: Steve Fisch

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Storing Complex “Memories” in the DNA of Living Cells

News

Using a technique that can precisely edit DNA bases, MIT researchers have created a way to store complex "memories" in the DNA of living cells, including human cells.

READ MORE

Cell Suicide Could Hold Key for Brain Health and Food Security

News

Research into the self-destruction of cells in humans and plants could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative brain diseases and the development of disease-resistant plants.

READ MORE

How Neurons Keep Their Cool in a Sea of Chaos

News

Switzerland's Blue Brain Project at EPFL shows that cortical neurons can work in a team to talk to each other amidst a sea of noise and chaos.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Genomics Research Neuroscience

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE