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MIT’s Boyden wins European prize for Optogenetics research

http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/31/health/boyden-brain-map/ Ed Boyden at MIT pioneered Optogenetics–using light to manipulate the brain.  ApplySci described MIT’s latest Optogenetics chip in our post of 12/4/12. Today, at least 1,000 neuroscience groups worldwide are using Optogenetics to study the brain.  Professor Boyden compares his work to that of a philosopher and is a recipient of the 2013 Grete Lundbeck […]